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How Do Political and Governance Institutions Affect Private Investment Decisions? An Application to the Middle East and North Africa

  • Ahmet Faruk Aysan
  • M-A Veganzones-Varoudakis

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Paper provided by Bogazici University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 2007/05.

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