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Government and economic choice

Thomas F. Pogue

Government and economic choice

an introduction to public finance

by Thomas F. Pogue

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Finance, Public.,
    • Finance, Public -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      StatementThomas F. Pogue and L. G. Sgontz.
      ContributionsSgontz, Larry G., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ141 .P64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 514 p. :
      Number of Pages514
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4562346M
      ISBN 100395251125
      LC Control Number77075157

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