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The Effects of (within and with EU) Regional Integration: Impact on Real Effective Exchange Rate Volatility, Institutional Quality and Growth for MENA Countries

  • Becchetti, Leonardo
  • Hasan, Iftekhar

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2005/73.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2005-73
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