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Analysing convergence in Europe using the non-linear single factor model

  • Ulrich Fritsche


  • Vladimir Kuzin


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Empirical Economics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 343-369

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