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Decentralization in the public sector: quantitative aspects in federal and unitary countries

  • Cerniglia, Floriana

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Policy Modeling.

Volume (Year): 25 (2003)
Issue (Month): 8 (November)
Pages: 749-776

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jpolmo:v:25:y:2003:i:8:p:749-776
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