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Myth and reality in the American economic policy debate

Michael Harrington

Myth and reality in the American economic policy debate

supply siders, Keynesians, monetarists, and the left alternative

by Michael Harrington

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Published by Research Institute of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Dept. of Development Research in Bonn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-1993.,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981.,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 39-40.

      StatementMichael Harrington, with the assistance of Mark Levinson and Corisa Cunningham.
      SeriesInternational economics, International economics (Bonn, Germany)
      ContributionsLevinson, Mark., Cunningham, Corisa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC106.8 .H363 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2600572M
      LC Control Number85157600


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