2 edition of Looking ahead : identifying key economic issues for business and society in the 1980s found in the catalog.
Looking ahead : identifying key economic issues for business and society in the 1980s
Frank W. Schiff
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||prepared by Frank W. Schiff.. --|
|Contributions||Committee for Economic Development|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 54 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||54|
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