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Start up costs, limited enforcement, and the hidden economy

  • Antunes, Antonio R.
  • Cavalcanti, Tiago V. de V.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 51 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 203-224

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