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The rational consumer theory and evidence by Robert Ernest Hall

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Consumption (Economics) -- Econometric models.,
  • Taxation of articles of consumption -- United States -- Econometric models.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert E. Hall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB801 .H284 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 185 p. :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1860093M
ISBN 100262081970
LC Control Number90013336

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