Making policy choices in nonfinancial business support: An international comparison

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Making policy choices in nonfinancial business support: An international comparison. / Mole, Kevin F.; Bramley, George.

Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 2006. p. 885-908 (Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy; Vol. 24).

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Harvard

Mole, KF & Bramley, G 2006, Making policy choices in nonfinancial business support: An international comparison. in Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, vol. 24, pp. 885-908. https://doi.org/10.1068/c0621

APA

Mole, K. F., & Bramley, G. (2006). Making policy choices in nonfinancial business support: An international comparison. In Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy (pp. 885-908). (Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy; Vol. 24). https://doi.org/10.1068/c0621

Vancouver

Mole KF, Bramley G. Making policy choices in nonfinancial business support: An international comparison. In Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 2006. p. 885-908. (Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy). https://doi.org/10.1068/c0621

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Mole, Kevin F. ; Bramley, George. / Making policy choices in nonfinancial business support: An international comparison. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 2006. pp. 885-908 (Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy).

Bibtex

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