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Smoke and thalidomide

23 May 2016
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Dr Edward Nik-Khah's Smoke and Thalidomide is an examination of the power of economists - and their constructed institutions - in the mobilisation of the US pharmaceutical industry in the 1970s, and their continued influence in how the industry controls our knowledge about drugs today.

This paper is part of the Whitlam Institute's Perspectives series. 

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978-1-74108-387-3
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