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The Soviet quest for economic efficiency: issues, controversies, and reforms

George R. Feiwel

The Soviet quest for economic efficiency: issues, controversies, and reforms

by George R. Feiwel

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1965-1975.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1971-1975.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 781-790.

      Statement[by] George R. Feiwel.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC336.23 .F43 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 790 p.
      Number of Pages790
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5316946M
      LC Control Number72145952

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