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The Capital Structure of Finnish Biotechnology SMEs - An empirical analysisi

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  • Tahvanainen, Antti-Jussi, 2003. "The Capital Structure of Finnish Biotechnology SMEs - An empirical analysisi," Discussion Papers 864, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy.
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    2. Tahvanainen, Antti-Jussi, 2004. "Academic Spin-offs in Finnish Biotechnology," Discussion Papers 900, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy.
    3. Antti-Jussi Tahvanainen, 2004. "Growth Inhibitors Of Entrepreneurial Academic Spin-Offs: The Case Of Finnish Biotechnology," International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 1(04), pages 455-475.

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