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The cost of “doing business” and labour regulation: The case of South Africa

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  • Paul BENJAMIN
  • Haroon BHORAT
  • Halton CHEADLE

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  • Paul BENJAMIN & Haroon BHORAT & Halton CHEADLE, 2010. "The cost of “doing business” and labour regulation: The case of South Africa," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 149(1), pages 73-91, March.
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    6. Simplice A. Asongu & Vanessa S. Tchamyou, 2015. "The Impact of Entrepreneurship on Knowledge Economy in Africa," Research Africa Network Working Papers 15/044, Research Africa Network (RAN).
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    11. Asongu, Simplice & Biekpe, Nicholas, 2017. "Mobile Phone Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 81703, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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