Economics & Politics
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Ehrenberg, A. S. C. , 1972, Repeat-buying. Theory and applications (North-Holland, Amsterdam) 33-35
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Glesjer, H. , 1970, Predictive world models, in: C. Duprez and E. S. Kirschen, eds. , Megistos, A world income and trade model for 1975 (North-Holland, Amsterdam) 3-16.
Goldfeld S. M. and R. E. Quandt, 1973, A Markov model for switching regressions. Journal of Econometrics 1, 3-15.
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