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Fax: +49 221 478-7102
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Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft
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Düsternbrooker Weg 120
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Phone: +49 431 8814-383 / -555
Fax: +49 431 8814-520
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Authorised representative: Prof. Dr. Klaus Tochtermann (Director of the ZBW)

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