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The economic growth of the United States

perspective and prospective

by Solomon Fabricant

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Published by C.D. Howe Research Institute, National Planning Association in Montreal, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementSolomon Fabricant.
      SeriesCanada-U.S. prospects ;, 5
      ContributionsC. D. Howe Research Institute., National Planning Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC106.5 .F3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 88 p. ;
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4437459M
      ISBN 100888060602
      LC Control Number79092012


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