German Industrial Policy: An Overview

  title={German Industrial Policy: An Overview},
  author={Sigurt Vitols},
  journal={Industry and Innovation},
  • S. Vitols
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • Economics
  • Industry and Innovation
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