Economic theory and the developing countries
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Economic theory and the developing countries by Ajit Kumar Dasgupta

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Economic development.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAjit K. Dasgupta.
LC ClassificationsHD82 .D316
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19285149M

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