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Science, sense and nonsense in economics

Z. S. Gurznski

Science, sense and nonsense in economics

by Z. S. Gurznski

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Published by Cape Town U.P. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Z.S. Gurzynski.
SeriesInaugural lecture -- new series, no. 4, Inaugural lecture (University of Cape Town) -- no.4.
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Open LibraryOL20970409M

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