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The myth of the frontier

Camilo GarcГ­a Jimeno

The myth of the frontier

by Camilo GarcГ­a Jimeno

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCamilo García-Jimeno, James A. Robinson.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14774, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14774.
ContributionsRobinson, James A., 1960-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23177174M
LC Control Number2009655500

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