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Evaluation of macroeconomic outcomes and the seven-year membership of Croatia in the European Union



Ivana Rukavina*
Article   |   Year:  2022   |   Pages:  1 - 42   |   Volume:  46   |   Issue:  1
Received:  June 1, 2021   |   Accepted:  December 5, 2021   |   Published online:  March 8, 2022
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