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The Nature of Macroeconomics

Instability and Change in the Capitalist System (Elgar Monographs)

by Athol Fitzgibbons

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Economics - Microeconomics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8916364M
    ISBN 10184064933X
    ISBN 109781840649338


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