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Agricultural Distortions, Structural Change, and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Analysis

  • Benjamin N. Dennis
  • Talan Iscan


    (Millennium Challenge Corporation, University of the Pacific
    Department of Economics, Dalhousie University)

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Paper provided by Dalhousie, Department of Economics in its series Department of Economics at Dalhousie University working papers archive with number distort35.

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Length: 50 pages
Date of creation: 08 Mar 2007
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Handle: RePEc:dal:wparch:distort35
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