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Establishments' and Regions' Cultural Diversity as a Source of Innovation: Evidence from Germany

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  • Stephan Brunow

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    (Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

  • Bastian Stockinger

    (Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg)

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Paper provided by Norface Research Programme on Migration, Department of Economics, University College London in its series Norface Discussion Paper Series with number 2013022.

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