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World Bank"s role in Asian development

A. W. Clausen

World Bank"s role in Asian development

remarks before the Asia Society

by A. W. Clausen

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Published by [The Society] in Washington, D. C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia -- Economic policy.,
  • Asia -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

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    Typescript (photocopy)

    Statementby A. W. Clausen.
    ContributionsWorld Bank., Asia Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13586826M

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