Income distribution and economic policies

the case of two African countries
  • 45 Pages
  • 3.38 MB
  • English
Mohr , Tübingen
Income distribution -- Tunisia., Income distribution -- Côte d"Ivoire., Tunisia -- Economic policy., Côte d"Ivoire -- Economic po


Tunisia, Côte d"Ivoire, Tunisia., Côte d"Iv

Statementby Wolfgang F. Stolper.
SeriesKieler Vorträge,, n.F., 92
LC ClassificationsHC820.Z9 I517
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3859436M
ISBN 103163435211
LC Control Number81179696

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