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Innovation and financial constraints in centralized and decentralized economies

Yingyi Qian

Innovation and financial constraints in centralized and decentralized economies

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Published by Centre for Economic Performance in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementYingyi Qian and Chengang Xu.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Centre for Economic Performance -- no. 109, Discussion paper (Centre for Economic Performance) -- no. 109.
ContributionsXu, Chenggang.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17849270M

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