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Published by E. Elgar in Cheltenham .
Written in English


  • Bush, Paul Dale.,
  • Institutional economics.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Sasan Fayazmanesh and Marc R. Tool.
SeriesEssays in honour of Paul Dale Bush -- vol.2
ContributionsBush, Paul Dale., Fayazmanesh, Sasan, 1950-, Tool, Marc R.
LC ClassificationsHB99.5
The Physical Object
Pagination188p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18114177M

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