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political economy of development theoretical and empirical contributions. Edited by Norman T. Uphoff and Warren F. Ilchman. by Norman Thomas Uphoff

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic development,
  • Economic policy,
  • Developing countries -- Economic policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsIlchman, Warren Frederick,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD82 U685
The Physical Object
Pagination506p.
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22327980M

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