Atlantic Economic Journal

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 75–77 | Cite as

In defense of the first derivative test

  • Wan Fu Chi


International Economic Public Finance Derivative Test 
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© Atlantic Economic Society 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wan Fu Chi
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  1. 1.Weber State CollegeUSA

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