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The economy of East and West Germany

macroeconomic simulations until 2005

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Economic forecasting -- Germany -- Econometric models.,
    • Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1990- -- Econometric models.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 178).

      StatementGerhard Gehrig (ed.).
      ContributionsGehrig, Gerhard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC286.8 .E283 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1002254M
      ISBN 100820432091, 3631306644
      LC Control Number96041552


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