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The law and economics of cyber risk pooling

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The law and economics of cyber risk pooling. / Faure, Michael; Nieuwesteeg, B.F.H.

In: NYU Journal of Law & Business, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2018, p. 923-963.

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Faure, M & Nieuwesteeg, BFH 2018, 'The law and economics of cyber risk pooling', NYU Journal of Law & Business, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 923-963.

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Faure, M., & Nieuwesteeg, B. F. H. (2018). The law and economics of cyber risk pooling. NYU Journal of Law & Business, 14(3), 923-963.

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Faure, Michael ; Nieuwesteeg, B.F.H. / The law and economics of cyber risk pooling. In: NYU Journal of Law & Business. 2018 ; Vol. 14, No. 3. pp. 923-963.

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