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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 1450102, 15 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1450102
Review Article

In Search of Alignment: A Review of Impact Studies in Entrepreneurship Education

School of Business and Economics, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, 9037 Tromsø, Norway

Correspondence should be addressed to Uladzimir Kamovich

Received 23 February 2017; Revised 10 June 2017; Accepted 26 July 2017; Published 27 September 2017

Academic Editor: Thomas Lans

Copyright © 2017 Uladzimir Kamovich and Lene Foss. 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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