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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa,
  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • Foreign exchange administration -- Africa,
  • Fiscal policy -- Africa,
  • Agriculture and state -- Africa,
  • Income -- Africa,
  • Poor -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Economic policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by David E. Sahn.
ContributionsSahn, David E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC800 .E2768 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 488 p. :
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL965795M
ISBN 100198290357
LC Control Number96002137

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