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limits of economics for the study of development

R. M. Sundrum

limits of economics for the study of development

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Published by Development Studies Centre, Australian National University in [Canberra] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development,
  • Economics -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. M. Sundrum.
    SeriesOccasional paper - Development Studies Centre ; no. 7, Occasional paper (Australian National University. Development Studies Centre) ;, no. 7.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD82 .S8539
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4289666M
    ISBN 100909150303
    LC Control Number78316907

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