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Economists and the Public

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • History Of Economic Thought,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economic History,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Competition,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Economics,
  • Economists,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesClassics in Economics Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11263731M
    ISBN 100887388418
    ISBN 109780887388415


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