Models and economic theory by Ivy Papps

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StatementIvy Papps, Willie Henderson.
ContributionsHenderson, Willie, 1947- joint author.
LC ClassificationsHB141 .P36
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Paginationix, 131 p. :
Number of Pages131
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Open LibraryOL4888811M
ISBN 100721670636
LC Control Number76020103

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