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Rational decisions, irrational results

Graham Bird

Rational decisions, irrational results

the economics of the LDC debt crisis and its resolution

by Graham Bird

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Published by University of Surrey, Dept. of Economics in [Guildford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGraham Bird, Nicholas Snowden.
SeriesWorking paper series / University of Surrey, Department of Economics -- 94/2
ContributionsSnowden, P. N.
The Physical Object
Pagination29p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21288494M

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