In search of the holy grail
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In search of the holy grail policy convergence, experimentation and economic performance by Sharun W. Mukand

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


  • Economic development.

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Edition Notes

StatementSharun Mukand, Dani Rodrik.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9134, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9134.
ContributionsRodrik, Dani., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination42, [8] p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22441937M

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