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The economic system in an age of discontinuity

long-range planning or market reliance?

by Wassily W. Leontief

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1971-1981

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      Other titlesLong-range planning or market reliance.
      StatementWassily Leontief, Herbert Stein.
      SeriesThe Charles C. Moskowitz memorial lectures ;, no. 17
      ContributionsStein, Herbert, 1916-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC106.7 .L46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4885675M
      ISBN 100814749704
      LC Control Number76015856

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