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The political economy of intergovernmental grants: Evidence from a maturing democracy

  • Linda Veiga


  • Maria Pinho


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

Volume (Year): 133 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 457-477

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:133:y:2007:i:3:p:457-477
DOI: 10.1007/s11127-007-9208-3
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