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The Competitiveness of Nations: Why Some Countries Prosper While Others Fall Behind

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  • Fagerberg, Jan
  • Srholec, Martin
  • Knell, Mark

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
Issue (Month): 10 (October)
Pages: 1595-1620

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:35:y:2007:i:10:p:1595-1620
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