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Economics U$A, Leading Economic Controversies of 1998

by Edwin Mansfield

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


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ISBN 10039395868X
ISBN 109780393958683

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Economics U$A, Leading Economic Controversies of 1998 by Edwin Mansfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

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First, I learned that, if leftists thought “capital” deserved no share of the economic bounty, they were in a sense more right than they knew. Rothbard explained that, in a free market, there were no. The focus of this book is on the Japanese economic bureaucracy, particularly on the famous Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), as the leading state actor in the economy.

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