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Antitrust and higher education was there a conspiracy to restrict financial aid? by Dennis W. Carlton

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


  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Econometric models.,
  • Antitrust law -- United States,
  • College costs -- United States -- Econometric models.

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Edition Notes

StatementDennis W. Carlton, Gustavo E. Bamberger, Roy J. Epstein.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4998, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4998.
ContributionsBamberger, Gustavo, 1960-, Epstein, Roy J. 1954-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination35, 2 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22420235M

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