Joan Robinson and modern economic theory

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Published by New York University Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Robinson, Joan, 1903-,
  • Economics.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementedited by George R. Feiwel.
ContributionsFeiwel, George R.
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LC ClassificationsHB103.R63 J63 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationlxviii, 927 p. :
Number of Pages927
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Open LibraryOL2038717M
ISBN 100814725910
LC Control Number88015135

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