Sri Lanka in the international economy

selected papers presented at the Second Annual Sessions, 21-22 December 1986 by Sri Lanka Association of Economists. Sessions

Publisher: The Association in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSri Lanka Association of Economists ; edited by W.D. Lakshman, Celonia Kerkoven.
ContributionsLakshman, W. D., Kerkoven, Celonia.
LC ClassificationsHC424 .S695 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1686769M
LC Control Number91908627

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Sri Lanka Association of Economists. Sessions (2nd: Colombo, Sri Lanka). Sri Lanka in the international economy. Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Association, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W D Lakshman; Celonia Kerkoven; Sri Lanka Association of Economists.

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