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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • City planning -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Urban economics -- Congresses.,
  • Municipal finance -- United States -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

SeriesResources for the Future, Resources for the Future (Series)
ContributionsMargolis, Julius., Resources for the Future. Committee on Urban Economics., Conference on Urban Public Expenditures (2nd : 1964 : Washington, D.C.)
LC ClassificationsHT167 .P82 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4568789M
ISBN 100404603394
LC Control Number77086404

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