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Culture, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. An Empirical Approach

Published on Sep 26, 2019in Entrepreneurship Research Journal
· DOI :10.1515/ERJ-2018-0091
Monica Violeta Achim5
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Sorin Nicolae Borlea5
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Viorela Ligia Văidean1
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