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Subcontractors for tractors: Theory and evidence on flexible specialization, supplier selection, and contracting

  • Andrabi, Tahir
  • Ghatak, Maitreesh
  • Khwaja, Asim Ijaz

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 79 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 273-302

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Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:79:y:2006:i:2:p:273-302
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