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A Further Reply to Jean-Philippe Robé on the Firm

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A Further Reply to Jean-Philippe Robé on the Firm. / Deakin, Simon; Gindis, David; Hodgson, Geoffrey.

In: Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 18, No. 4, 02.07.2022, p. 703-706.

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Deakin, Simon ; Gindis, David ; Hodgson, Geoffrey. / A Further Reply to Jean-Philippe Robé on the Firm. In: Journal of Institutional Economics. 2022 ; Vol. 18, No. 4. pp. 703-706.

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