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Major problems of the American economy

Melvin Warren Reder

Major problems of the American economy

by Melvin Warren Reder

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Published by National Institute of Social and Behavioral Science in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Melvin W. Reder, Matt S. Szymczak [and] James W. Angell.
    SeriesNational Institute of Social and Behavioral Science. Symposia studies series -- no. 9., Symposia studies series -- no. 9.
    ContributionsSzymczak, Matt S., Angell, James W. 1898-1986.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16621954M

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