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Twenty years of transparency research*



James E. Alt
Conference keynote   |   Year:  2019   |   Pages:  5 - 13   |   Volume:  43   |   Issue:  1
Received:  January 16, 2019   |   Accepted:  January 18, 2019   |   Published online:  March 11, 2019
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