The role of regional policies along with the external and endogenous factors in the resilience of regions

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A. Eraydın, “The role of regional policies along with the external and endogenous factors in the resilience of regions,” CAMBRIDGE JOURNAL OF REGIONS ECONOMY AND SOCIETY, pp. 217–234, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: