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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

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  • Welfare economics

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Edition Notes

StatementPaul E. Weston and Robert N. Townsend (editor).
ContributionsWeston, Paul E., Townsend, Robert N.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB99.3 .W433 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16900770M
ISBN 109781604569469
LC Control Number2008024455

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