Economic planning in France
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Economic planning in France record of a conference organised by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London, 20-22 April, 1961. by Political and Economic Planning.

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Published by PEP in London .
Written in English

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SeriesPlanning -- Vol. 27, No. 454
ContributionsNational Institute of Economic and Social Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination207-238p. ;
Number of Pages238
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Open LibraryOL20826409M

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