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Malaysia : Firm Competitiveness, Investment Climate and Growth

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 8310.

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    Date of creation: Jun 2005
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    Keywords: Education - Primary Education Macroeconomics and Economic Growth - Investment and Investment Climate Access and Equity in Basic Education Curriculum and Instruction Information and Communication Technologies - ICT Policy and Strategies;

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    Cited by:
    1. Shandre Thangavelu & Hu Guangzhou, 2006. "Lessons from “Benchmark” Countries: Korea & Ireland," SCAPE Policy Research Working Paper Series, National University of Singapore, Department of Economics, SCAPE 0614, National University of Singapore, Department of Economics, SCAPE.
    2. Yusuf , Shahid & Nabeshima, Kaoru, 2009. "Can Malaysia escape the middle-income Trap ? a strategy for Penang," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 4971, The World Bank.
    3. Koda, Yoshiko & Yuki, Takako & Hong, Yeeyoung, 2011. "Cross-Border Higher Education for Labor Market Needs: Mobility of Public-Funded Malaysian Students to Japan over Years," Working Papers, JICA Research Institute 29, JICA Research Institute.

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