Commodity and manufactures prices in the long run
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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by James M. Boughton.
SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/91/47
ContributionsBoughton, James M., International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. --
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL18314788M

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