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Public action for public goods

Abhijit V. Banerjee

Public action for public goods

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collective behavior -- Mathematical models,
  • Public goods,
  • Self-interest

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAbhijit Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer, Rohini Somanathan.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12911., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12911.
    ContributionsLakshmi Iyer., Somanathan, Rohini., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17632948M
    OCLC/WorldCa85384883

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