Household and corporate behaviour under uncertainty

by Erik Ekman

Publisher: Dept. of Economics, Uppsala University in Uppsala

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 411
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Subjects:

  • Consumption (Economics) -- Mathematical models.,
  • Corporations -- Taxation -- Mathematical models.,
  • Uncertainty -- Mathematical models.
  • Edition Notes

    StatementErik Ekman.
    SeriesEconomic studies,, 29, Economic studies (Uppsala universitet. Nationalekonomiska institutionen) ;, 29.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB820 .E37 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL293447M
    ISBN 109187268361
    LC Control Number97198808
    OCLC/WorldCa37577867

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