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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Monetary policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Stephen Rousseas.
SeriesAlfred A. Knopf books in economics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG255 .R64 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5706750M
ISBN 100394310527
LC Control Number70163198

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