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FDI and Growth: A Causal Relationship

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  • Chowdhury, Abdur R.
  • Mavrotas, George

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  • Chowdhury, Abdur R. & Mavrotas, George, 2005. "FDI and Growth: A Causal Relationship," WIDER Working Paper Series 025, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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