author={Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey},
  journal={Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies},
  pages={239 - 262}
  • S. ButtT. Lindsey
  • Published 31 July 2008
  • Economics, Political Science
  • Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies
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