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Does only size matter in the use of knowledge intensive services?

  • José García-Quevedo


  • Francisco Mas-Verdú


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

Volume (Year): 31 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 137-146

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Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:31:y:2008:i:2:p:137-146
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