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Sources of structural growth in business services

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  • Henk L.M. Kox

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This report identifies the factors behind structural growth of the business services industry, applying growth decomposition and qualitative analysis.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Industrial Organization with number 0309004.

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Length: 48 pages
Date of creation: 21 Sep 2003
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpio:0309004

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