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Predator or prey?: Parasitic enterprises in economic development

  • Mehlum, Halvor
  • Moene, Karl
  • Torvik, Ragnar

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 47 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 275-294

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