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Some economic fallacies and the citizen.

Evan B. Murray

Some economic fallacies and the citizen.

by Evan B. Murray

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Published by Faculty Association, Utah State University in Logan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Currency question -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesUtah State University. Faculty Association. Annual faculty honor lecture,, 18, Utah State University monograph series,, v. 5, no. 3, Monograph series (Utah State University) ;, v. 5, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG538 .M88
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6241114M
      LC Control Number57063405
      OCLC/WorldCa1168110

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