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Papers on the Kenyan economy

Papers on the Kenyan economy

performance, problems, and policies

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Published by Heinemann Educational Books in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Kenya -- Economic conditions -- 1963-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Tony Killick.
      SeriesStudies in the economics of Africa
      ContributionsKillick, Tony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC865 .P36 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination373 p. ;
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3157576M
      LC Control Number82980019

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