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Cost, choice, and political economy

Jack Wiseman

Cost, choice, and political economy

by Jack Wiseman

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub., Gower in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social choice,
  • Cost,
  • Economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJack Wiseman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB846.8 .W57 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2197426M
    ISBN 101852781653
    LC Control Number89017144

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