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Investment decisions, economic forecasting, and public policy

John Robert Meyer

Investment decisions, economic forecasting, and public policy

[by] John R. Meyer [and] Robert R. Glauber.

by John Robert Meyer

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Published by Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic forecasting.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGlauber, Robert R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21330293M

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