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Voices of the Firms 2000 : Investment Climate and Governance Findings of the World Business Environment Survey ( WBES )

@inproceedings{Shafik2002VoicesOT,
  title={Voices of the Firms 2000 : Investment Climate and Governance Findings of the World Business Environment Survey ( WBES )},
  author={Nemat Shafik and Alan Gelb and Luis J. Guasch and Richard S. Newfarmer and Paul A. Collier and Mark S. Baird and Magdi R. Iskander and Brian Levy and Hamid Alavi and Ronnie Das Gupta and Su Yong Song and Djordija Petkoski and Karin Millett and David Sewell and Dale R. Weigel and Roumeen Islam and Aart C. Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi},
  year={2002}
}
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