Competition, risk and profit in the pharmaceutical industry
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Competition, risk and profit in the pharmaceutical industry an economic review commissioned from Runnymede ResearchLimited and based on studies by George Polanyi

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Published by Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry in London .
Written in English

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Statementby George and Priscilla Polanyi.
ContributionsPolanyi, Priscilla., Runnymede Research Limited., Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages53
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Open LibraryOL21532407M

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