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Can decentralization be beneficial?

  • Rubinchik-Pessach, Anna

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

Volume (Year): 89 (2005)
Issue (Month): 7 (July)
Pages: 1231-1249

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