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Opportunism and NGOs: Entrepreneurship and green north-south transfers


  • Meyer, Carrie A.


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  • Meyer, Carrie A., 1995. "Opportunism and NGOs: Entrepreneurship and green north-south transfers," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 23(8), pages 1277-1289, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:23:y:1995:i:8:p:1277-1289

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