The Return to Foreign Aid

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The Return to Foreign Aid. / Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars; Hansen, Henrik.

I: Journal of Development Studies, Bind 53, Nr. 7, 19.06.2017, s. 998-1018.

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Dalgaard, C-JL & Hansen, H 2017, 'The Return to Foreign Aid', Journal of Development Studies, bind 53, nr. 7, s. 998-1018. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2017.1303674

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Dalgaard, C-J. L., & Hansen, H. (2017). The Return to Foreign Aid. Journal of Development Studies, 53(7), 998-1018. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2017.1303674

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Dalgaard C-JL, Hansen H. The Return to Foreign Aid. Journal of Development Studies. 2017 jun 19;53(7):998-1018. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2017.1303674

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Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars ; Hansen, Henrik. / The Return to Foreign Aid. I: Journal of Development Studies. 2017 ; Bind 53, Nr. 7. s. 998-1018.

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