Economic policies in the Pacific area developing countries by Bela A. Balassa

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  • East Asia,
  • Southeast Asia,
  • East Asia.,
  • Asia, Southeastern.


  • Economic forecasting -- East Asia.,
  • Economic forecasting -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • East Asia -- Economic policy.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Economic policy.,
  • East Asia -- Commerce.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Commerce.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBela Balassa.
LC ClassificationsHC460.5 .B25 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2029647M
ISBN 100814711693
LC Control Number91006929

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