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National Competitiveness and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Europe

Published Online: 05 Aug 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 60 (2022) - Issue 1 (March 2022)
Page range: 21 - 40
Received: 27 Dec 2021
Accepted: 24 Mar 2022
Journal Details
First Published
15 Apr 2014
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4 times per year

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