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On the survival of contracts: assessing the stability of technology licensing agreements in the Brazilian seed industry

  • Zylbersztajn, Decio
  • Lazzarini, Sergio G.
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    Volume (Year): 56 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 103-120

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