Trends in the relative importance of small enterprises in manufacturing industry Australia, post-World War II period by W. C. Dunlop

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Published by Dept. of Economics, Institute of Industrial Economics in Newcastle, Australia .

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StatementWinston Dunlop.
SeriesDiscussion paper,, no. 42, Discussion paper (University of Newcastle. Institute of Industrial Economics) ;, no. 42.
LC ClassificationsHC601 .D568 no. 42
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL1195409M
ISBN 100725907363
LC Control Number94187533

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