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Trends in Private Investment in Developing Countries. Statistics for 1970-1998

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  • Bouton, L.
  • Sumlinski, M.A.
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    The first part of the discussion paper examines the role of private investment in economic growth. The second part shows trends in private and public fixed investment in fifty developing countries.

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    Paper provided by World Bank - International Finance Corporation in its series Papers with number 41.

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    Length: 46 pages
    Date of creation: 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:wobafi:41

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    Keywords: ECONOMIC GROWTH ; INVESTMENTS ; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES;

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