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Published by Institute of Economic Affairs in London .
Written in English


  • Chicago school of economics.,
  • Monetary policy -- Great Britain.

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StatementDavid K.H. Begg ... [et al.] ; with commentaries by Alan Budd ... [et al.] ; edited and introduced by Patrick Minford.
SeriesIEA readings -- 26.
ContributionsBegg, David K. H., Budd, Alan., Minford, Patrick.
LC ClassificationsHB98.3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16860906M
ISBN 10025536203X
LC Control Number88047041

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