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Assessing the impacts of EU's common agricultural policy on regional convergence: sub-national evidence from Germany

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Assessing the impacts of EU's common agricultural policy on regional convergence : sub-national evidence from Germany. / Hansen, Heiko; Teuber, Ramona.

I: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Bind 43, Nr. 26, 2011, s. 3755-3765.

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Hansen, H & Teuber, R 2011, 'Assessing the impacts of EU's common agricultural policy on regional convergence: sub-national evidence from Germany', American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, bind 43, nr. 26, s. 3755-3765. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036841003724395

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Hansen, H., & Teuber, R. (2011). Assessing the impacts of EU's common agricultural policy on regional convergence: sub-national evidence from Germany. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 43(26), 3755-3765. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036841003724395

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Hansen H, Teuber R. Assessing the impacts of EU's common agricultural policy on regional convergence: sub-national evidence from Germany. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 2011;43(26):3755-3765. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036841003724395

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Hansen, Heiko ; Teuber, Ramona. / Assessing the impacts of EU's common agricultural policy on regional convergence : sub-national evidence from Germany. I: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 2011 ; Bind 43, Nr. 26. s. 3755-3765.

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