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Irreversibility of R&D investment and the adverse effect of uncertainty: Evidence from the OECD countries

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  • Goel, Rajeev K.
  • Ram, Rati

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 71 (2001)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 287-291

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:71:y:2001:i:2:p:287-291
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