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Efficiency in the urban economy

Alan Abouchar

Efficiency in the urban economy

by Alan Abouchar

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Published by Institute for the Quantitative Analysis of Social and Economic Policy, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRegional and urban economics.
    Statementby Alan Abouchar.
    SeriesReprint series - Institute for the Quantitative Analysis of Social and Economic Policy, University of Toronto ; no. 74
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT321 .A26
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 42-56 :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4937301M
    LC Control Number76364458

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