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Published by Harvard U.P., Oxford U.P in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) John R. Meyer (and others).
SeriesHarvard economic studies vol.107
ContributionsMeyer, John R. 1927-
The Physical Object
Pagination360p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18985858M


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