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The pioneers of development economics

The pioneers of development economics

great economists on development

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Published by Tulika Books, Zed, Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave in New Delhi, London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economists,
  • Development economics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jomo K.S.
    ContributionsJomo K. S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD78 .P56 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21112963M
    ISBN 108185229996, 1842776452, 1842776444
    OCLC/WorldCa60668322

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