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Rules of thumb for up-and-down economics

Kennedy, Peter

Rules of thumb for up-and-down economics

by Kennedy, Peter

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Published by Simon Fraser University in British Columbia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Kennedy
SeriesDiscussion papers (Simon Fraser University. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 92-15
ContributionsSimon Fraser University
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26622299M

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