Macroeconomics and Economic Policy The Selected Essays of Assar Lindbeck (Economists of the Twentieth Century) by Assar Lindbeck

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  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Sweden,
  • Economics - General

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ISBN 101852787201
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