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Economics against the grain

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microeconomics.,
  • Industrial organization.,
  • Population -- Economic aspects.,
  • Natural resources.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulian L. Simon.
    SeriesEconomists of the twentieth century
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB172 .S565 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL988834M
    ISBN 101858981697, 1858981700
    LC Control Number96027070


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