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Structural determinants of the location of rural development institutions in Costa Rica

Vernon Eugene Jantzi

Structural determinants of the location of rural development institutions in Costa Rica

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Published by Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University in [Ithaca, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Costa Rica,
  • Costa Rica.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural credit -- Costa Rica.,
    • Agricultural extension work -- Costa Rica.,
    • Rural extension -- Costa Rica.,
    • Costa Rica -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesStructural determinants of the location of rural development institutions ...
      Statementby Vernon Eugene Jantzi.
      SeriesDissertation series - Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University ; no. 65, Dissertation series (Cornell University. Latin American Studies Program) ;, no. 65.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG2051.C75 J36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4198279M
      LC Control Number80477187

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Structural determinants of the location of rural development institutions in Costa Rica. [Ithaca, N.Y.]: Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University, (OCoLC) The determinants of pov- in Costa Rica's Central Valley (which includes the erty with significant estimated coefficients for the country's capital and other major cities), urban resi- WORLD DEVELOPMENT dence and farm by: KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE FDI TO COSTA RICA: CHALLENGES AND POLICY OPTIONS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE M A K I N G D E V E L O P M E institutions in Costa Rica, including (in alphabetical order), Cenibiot (National Centre Determinants of FDI in Costa Rica and in selected economies, 52File Size: 1MB.

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