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The Role of Training in Fostering Cluster-Based MSE Development

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  • Tetsushi Sonobe

    (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

  • Keijiro Otsuka

    (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

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Paper provided by National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in its series GRIPS Discussion Papers with number 12-14.

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Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2012
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Handle: RePEc:ngi:dpaper:12-14

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