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Specialisation across Varieties within Products and North-South Competition

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  • Lionel Fontagné
  • Guillaume Gaulier
  • Soledad Zignago

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  • Lionel Fontagné & Guillaume Gaulier & Soledad Zignago, 2007. "Specialisation across Varieties within Products and North-South Competition," Working Papers 2007-06, CEPII research center.
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    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade

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