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Incorporation of municipalities and population growth: A propensity score matching approach

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  • Björn Kauder

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Volume (Year): 95 (2016)
Issue (Month): 3 (08)
Pages: 539-554

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Handle: RePEc:bla:presci:v:95:y:2016:i:3:p:539-554
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