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Regional economic development

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Published by University of Ottawa Press in Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Regional planning -- Canada.,
  • Regional economics.,
  • Canada -- Economic policy.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by O. J. Firestone.
SeriesSocial science studies ;, no. 9
ContributionsFirestone, O. J.
LC ClassificationsHC115 .R38
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5237009M
ISBN 100776630091
LC Control Number75307808

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