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Industrial upgrading of Korea : Process, Policies and challenges

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Title Industrial upgrading of Korea
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Sub Title

Process, Policies and challenges

Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Woo, Cheonsik

Author(Korean)

우천식

Publisher

[Seoul]:KDI

Date 2012-11
Pages 48
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Industry and Technology < General
Holding KDI School