Issues of the 1980s in the United States
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Published by SRI International, Business Intelligence Program in [Menlo Park, Calif.] .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Business enterprises -- United States.,
  • Industrial policy -- United States.,
  • United States -- Economic policy -- 1971-1981.

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Statementby Egils Milbergs.
SeriesResearch report - SRI International, Business Intelligence Program ; 613, Research report (Business Intelligence Program (SRI International)) ;, 613.
LC ClassificationsHF5343 .M54
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4136926M
LC Control Number80114930

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