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The quest for prosperity

how developing economies can take off
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Princeton University Press , Princeton
Economic policy, Economic condi
StatementJustin Yifu Lin
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LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .L41863 2012
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25307431M
ISBN 139780691155890
LC Control Number2012016049

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