Basic criteria of price policy
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Basic criteria of price policy (chapter XI of the forthcoming book Price-making in a democracy) by Nourse, Edwin Griswold

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Published by The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Profit.,
  • Prices.

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Edition Notes

Series[Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.] Pamphlet -- no. 51., Pamphlet (Brookings Institution) -- no. 51.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780500M

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