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Political risk

a review and reconsideration

by Stephen Jay Kobrin

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Published by Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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StatementStephen J. Kobrin.
SeriesWP ; 998-78, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 998-78.
The Physical Object
Pagination44, [6] p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14052424M
OCLC/WorldCa9369704


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