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How we can halt inflation and still keep our jobs by William W. Tongue

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Published by Dow Jones-Irwin in Homewood, Ill .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Europe.


  • Wage-price policy -- United States.,
  • Wage-price policy -- Europe.

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Statement[by] William W. Tongue.
LC ClassificationsHC110.W24 T66
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 237 p.
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5051486M
ISBN 100870940872
LC Control Number74012932

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