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FDI and the costs of contract enforcement in developing countries


  • John Ahlquist


  • Aseem Prakash



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  • John Ahlquist & Aseem Prakash, 2010. "FDI and the costs of contract enforcement in developing countries," Policy Sciences, Springer;Society of Policy Sciences, vol. 43(2), pages 181-200, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:policy:v:43:y:2010:i:2:p:181-200
    DOI: 10.1007/s11077-009-9093-3

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