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Tax Incentives for Business Investment: A Primer for Policy Makers in Developing Countries

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  • Zee, Howell H.
  • Stotsky, Janet G.
  • Ley, Eduardo

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 30 (2002)
Issue (Month): 9 (September)
Pages: 1497-1516

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