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The Economic Effects of Constitutions (Munich Lectures)

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Political economy,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Constitutions,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Economics - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9537303M
    ISBN 100262661926
    ISBN 109780262661928


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