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

  • 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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