Planning and growth in rich and poor countries.
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Planning and growth in rich and poor countries. by Walter Birmingham

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


  • Economic development.,
  • Comparative economics.,
  • Developing countries.

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Edition Notes

SeriesMinerva series of students" handbooks -- no. 16
ContributionsFord, A. G.
LC ClassificationsHD82 B5
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p.
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14376188M

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