Introducing ‘Economics and Management of Networks’

  • Josef Windsperger
  • Gérard Cliquet
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


Data Envelopment Analysis Governance Structure Private Equity Strategic Alliance International Joint Venture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef Windsperger
    • 1
  • Gérard Cliquet
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Business StudiesUniversity of ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institute of Management, CREM (Centre de recherche en économie et management)University of Rennes 1France

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