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Published by Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English


  • Urban economics.,
  • Space in economics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 321-328.

Statementedited by Michael R. Greenberg.
SeriesThe CUPR survey series
LC ClassificationsHT321 .G72
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5231664M
LC Control Number75301795

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