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Productive investments for economic growth

Anderson, Mark

Productive investments for economic growth

proposal for a national investment board

by Anderson, Mark

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Published by Labour Research Service in Salt River, [Cape Town], South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Investments -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 19).

      Other titlesNational investment board.
      Statementby Mark Anderson.
      SeriesEconomic policy papers ;, no. 2, Economic policy papers (Cape Town, South Africa) ;, no. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG5851.A3 A53 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1158283M
      ISBN 100958316813
      LC Control Number94135889
      OCLC/WorldCa26769545

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