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Failure in financial markets

Blake, David.

Failure in financial markets

the crash of October 1987

by Blake, David.

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Published by Birkbeck College, Dept. of Economics in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby David Blake.
SeriesDiscussion paper in financial economics / Birkbeck College -- FE-8/90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13915109M

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