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Labour costs and FDI flows into Central and Eastern European Countries: A survey of the literature and empirical evidence

  • Bellak, Christian
  • Leibrecht, Markus
  • Riedl, Aleksandra

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

Volume (Year): 19 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 17-37

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Handle: RePEc:eee:streco:v:19:y:2008:i:1:p:17-37
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