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Quality of governance, social capital and corruption: local governance and the Pakistan marketplace. / Khan, Muhammad Salman.

In: REVIEW OF SOCIAL ECONOMY, 05.03.2020, p. 1-30.

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Khan, MS 2020, 'Quality of governance, social capital and corruption: local governance and the Pakistan marketplace', REVIEW OF SOCIAL ECONOMY, pp. 1-30. https://doi.org/10.1080/00346764.2020.1734228

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Khan, M. S. (2020). Quality of governance, social capital and corruption: local governance and the Pakistan marketplace. REVIEW OF SOCIAL ECONOMY, 1-30. https://doi.org/10.1080/00346764.2020.1734228

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Khan MS. Quality of governance, social capital and corruption: local governance and the Pakistan marketplace. REVIEW OF SOCIAL ECONOMY. 2020 Mar 5;1-30. https://doi.org/10.1080/00346764.2020.1734228

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