Decreasing costs as a problem of welfare economics
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Decreasing costs as a problem of welfare economics by C. J. Oort

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Published by Drukkerij in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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Statementby C.J. Oort.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,187p.
Number of Pages187
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Open LibraryOL13945420M

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