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The Technological behaviour of public enterprises in developing countries a study prepared for the International Labour Office within the framework of the World Employment Programme

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Jeffrey James.
ContributionsJames, Jeffrey., World Employment Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination(256)p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22611195M
ISBN 100415026504

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