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Specialization, R&D and productivity growth: evidence from EU regions

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  • Gianfranco Piras
  • Paolo Postiglione
  • Patricio Aroca

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  • Gianfranco Piras & Paolo Postiglione & Patricio Aroca, 2012. "Specialization, R&D and productivity growth: evidence from EU regions," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 49(1), pages 35-51, August.
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    DOI: 10.1007/s00168-010-0424-2
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