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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 868914, 7 pages
The Impact of Competition, Subsidies, and Taxes on Production and Construction Cost: The Case of the Swedish Housing Construction Market
1Real Estate Department, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
2IBF, Uppsala University, 801 29 Gävle, Sweden
3Center for Banking and Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
4Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
Received 19 August 2013; Accepted 8 October 2013
Academic Editors: L. Grilli and K. P. Upadhyaya
Copyright © 2013 Abukar Warsame et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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