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international monetary system and the developing nations [proceedings] by International Financial System and Concerns of Developing Nations (1975 Dept. of State, Washington, D.C.)

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Published by U.S. Dept of State, Agency for International Development, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination in Washington .
Written in English


  • Finance -- Developing countries.,
  • International finance.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Danny M. Leipziger.
ContributionsLeipziger, Danny M., United States. Agency for International Development. Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17645881M

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