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The making of United States international economic policy

principles, problems, and proposals for reform

by Stephen D. Cohen

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesUnited States international economic policy.
      StatementStephen D. Cohen ; foreword by Paul Volcker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1455 .C576 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1414134M
      ISBN 100275944557, 0275944565
      LC Control Number93023493


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