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Dynamic causal linkage between road infrastructure and manufacturing agglomeration in Northeast China. / Yu, Nannan; Yu, Bo; Hong, Tao; De Jong, Martin.

In: International Journal of Transport Economics, Vol. 45, No. 2, 01.06.2018, p. 323-342.

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Yu, N, Yu, B, Hong, T & De Jong, M 2018, 'Dynamic causal linkage between road infrastructure and manufacturing agglomeration in Northeast China' International Journal of Transport Economics, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 323-342. https://doi.org/10.19272/201806702006

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Yu, Nannan ; Yu, Bo ; Hong, Tao ; De Jong, Martin. / Dynamic causal linkage between road infrastructure and manufacturing agglomeration in Northeast China. In: International Journal of Transport Economics. 2018 ; Vol. 45, No. 2. pp. 323-342.

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