Certification and business risk

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Certification and business risk. / Trifkovic, Neda.

2018.

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Trifkovic, N 2018 'Certification and business risk'.

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Trifkovic, N. (2018). Certification and business risk. UNU WIDER Working Paper Series, Nr. 80, Bind. 2018

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Trifkovic N. Certification and business risk. 2018 aug.

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Trifkovic, Neda. / Certification and business risk. 2018. (UNU WIDER Working Paper Series; Nr. 80, Bind 2018).

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