Date of publication: December 4, 1974


Limited research was conducted specifically for the purposes of this paper to investigate the Gatsby phenomenon, with particular emphasis upon the facets of the problem discussed above. Budgetary constraints prevented our conducting an elaborate or sophisticated study. Nonetheless the research has provided some fairly clear answers to some of the more specific questions posed about Gatsby, and has provided guidelines as to the ways in which one might examine the usefulness of such a vehicle in the future.

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