The Politics of economic policy

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

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StatementG. Bruce Doern, research coordinator.
SeriesCollected research studies,, vol. 40
ContributionsDoern, G. Bruce.
LC ClassificationsHC115 .P66 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2294324M
ISBN 100802072852
LC Control Number86164615

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