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Published by Centrosoyuz in Moscow .
Written in English


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Pagination56p. ;
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL19534831M

In the United States there is a small but important state sector. In the former USSR, the bulk of resource allocation was determined by the state but now, in Russia and the other independent states, there is a large and rapidly growing 4 THE ECONOMY AND THE GROWTH OF ECONOMIC WELFARE STUDY MATERIAL C4 market sector.


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