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External assistance and policies for growth in Africa

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Africa -- Economic policy -- Congresses.,
    • Asia -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditor, Claire Liuksila.
      ContributionsLiuksila, Claire., International Monetary Fund.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .E98 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 88 p. ;
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL814524M
      ISBN 101557755256
      LC Control Number95052025

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