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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Economic assistance -- Developing countries -- Congresses,
  • Economic development projects -- Developing countries -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Finn Tarp ; editorial assistant, Peter Hjertholm
ContributionsTarp, Finn, 1951-, Hjertholm, Peter
LC ClassificationsHC60 .F586 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 498 p. :
Number of Pages498
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16989590M
ISBN 100415215463, 0415233631
LC Control Number00020816

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