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Economic freedom and growth. Which policies matter the most?

  • Martin Rode


  • Sebastian Coll


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Constitutional Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 23 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 95-133

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Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:23:y:2012:i:2:p:95-133
DOI: 10.1007/s10602-011-9116-x
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