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Published by Martinus Nijhoff Pub. in Boston .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementKarl Brunner, editor.
SeriesRochester studies in economics and policy issues
ContributionsBrunner, Karl, 1916-
LC ClassificationsHB21 .I615 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409794M
ISBN 100898380197
LC Control Number79013177

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