The economic crisis and the state of economics

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Palgrave Macmillan , New York
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009, Economic history -- 21st century, Economics, Reces
Statementedited by Robert Skidelsky and Christian Westerlind Wigstrom.
ContributionsSkidelsky, Robert Jacob Alexander, 1939-, Wigstrom, Christian Westerlind.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB3717 2008-2009 .E36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23909237M
ISBN 139780230102545
LC Control Number2009040062

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