Managing macroeconomic policies for sustainable growth

by John Asafu-Adjaye

Publisher: Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, Northampton, Mass

Written in English
Published: Pages: 194 Downloads: 222
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  • Economic policy,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Agriculture,
  • Sustainable development

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Asafu-Adjaye, R. Mahadevan
ContributionsMahadevan, Renuka
LC ClassificationsHC681.3.E5 A83 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25366904M
ISBN 10085793130X
ISBN 109780857931306
LC Control Number2011936411

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