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The Theoretical Equivalent of Empirically Measurable Exporter Productivity when Firms are Heterogeneous

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The Theoretical Equivalent of Empirically Measurable Exporter Productivity when Firms are Heterogeneous. / Schröder, Philipp; Sørensen, Allan.

Aarhus : School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University, 2010.

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