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A legal theory of economic power implications for social and economic development by Calixto SalomГЈo Filho

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, U.K, Northampton, Mass .
Written in English


  • Law and economics

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-226) and index.

StatementCalixto Salomão Filho
SeriesNew horizons in competition law and economics, New horizons in competition law and economics
LC ClassificationsK487.E3 S257 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25252286M
ISBN 100857931865
ISBN 109780857931863
LC Control Number2011931007

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