The Economic Costs of Separatist Terrorism in Turkey

@article{Bilgel2013TheEC,
  title={The Economic Costs of Separatist Terrorism in Turkey},
  author={Fırat Bilgel and Burhan Can Karahasan},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={2013},
  volume={61},
  pages={457 - 479}
}
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