Are regional inequalities decreasing with public investment?
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Are regional inequalities decreasing with public investment? evidence from Mexico by Eduardo Rodriguez-Orregia

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Published by European University Institute in Badia Fiesolana, San Domenico (FI) .
Written in English


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StatementEduardo Rodriguez-Oreggia and Joan Costa-I-Font.
SeriesEUI working paper -- no.2002/19
ContributionsCosta-I-Font, Joan., Robert Schuman Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18674376M

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