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Exports and growth : Critical minimum effort and diminishing returns


  • Kohli, Inderjit
  • Singh, Nirvikar


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  • Kohli, Inderjit & Singh, Nirvikar, 1989. "Exports and growth : Critical minimum effort and diminishing returns," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 391-400, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:30:y:1989:i:2:p:391-400

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