Economies of scale, specialization, and trade, towards a new development theory?
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Economies of scale, specialization, and trade, towards a new development theory? an empirical study of long term growth in the United States, four European countries, and Japan by Farlan CarreМЃ

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Published by Publisud in Paris .
Written in English


  • Economic development.,
  • Economies of scale.,
  • Industrial productivity.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesTowards a new development theory?
StatementFarlan Carré.
SeriesLe Développement dans les faits,
LC ClassificationsHD82 .C294 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1946953M
ISBN 102866004450
LC Control Number90170742

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