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Technological progress and economic development

John Bell Condliffe

Technological progress and economic development

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by John Bell Condliffe

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Published by Ranjit Printers [and] Publishers in Delhi .
Written in English


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SeriesDelhi School of Economics. Occasional papers -- no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15053108M


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