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The Public economy of urban communities.

The Public economy of urban communities.

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Urban economics -- Congresses.,
    • Municipal finance -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesResources for the Future, Resources for the Future (Series)
      ContributionsMargolis, Julius., Resources for the Future. Committee on Urban Economics., Conference on Urban Public Expenditures (2nd : 1964 : Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT167 .P82 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4568789M
      ISBN 100404603394
      LC Control Number77086404
      OCLC/WorldCa9757548

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