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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Economics -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Philip A. Klein.
    SeriesRecent economic thought series
    ContributionsKlein, Philip A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB71 .R63 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1435655M
    ISBN 100792394526
    LC Control Number93047645

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