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Assessing The Regional Impact Of Grants On Fdi Location: Evidence From U.K. Regional Policy, 1985–2005

  • Colin Wren
  • Jonathan Jones
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    Volume (Year): 51 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (08)
    Pages: 497-517

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:jregsc:v:51:y:2011:i:3:p:497-517
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