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Chapters of edited books
Heckman, J. J. and T. Kautz (2014), Fostering and measuring skills: Interventions that improve character and cognition, in J. J. Heckman, J. E. Humphries, and T. Kautz (eds.), The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life, 341-430, University of Chicago Press.
Mazzucato, M. (2015), Innovation Systems: From Fixing Market Failures to Creating Markets, Intereconomics, 50(3), 120-125.
Cimoli, M., G. Dosi and J. E. Stiglitz (2015), The Rationale for Industrial and Innovation Policy, Intereconomics, 50(3), 126-132.
Eurostat (2019), Economic accounts for agriculture by NUTS 2 regions, https://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=agr_r_accts&lang=en (3 March 2020).
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