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How to think and reason in macroeconomics

Frederick C. v. N. Fourie

How to think and reason in macroeconomics

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Published by Juta & Co. in Kenwyn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macroeconomics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesHow to think and reason in macro economics, Macroeconomics
    StatementFrederick C.v.N. Fourie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB172.5 .F68 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL312547M
    ISBN 100702135380
    LC Control Number97223140


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