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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.[24]-25).

    StatementMark Feldman
    SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 90-1659, BEBR faculty working paper -- no. 90-1659.
    ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bureau of Economic and Business Research
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24980418M
    OCLC/WorldCa82189917

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