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Measurement in economics

Measurement in economics

studies in mathematical economics and econometrics in memory of Yehuda Grunfeld

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics, Mathematical.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby Carl F. Christ [and others]
    ContributionsChrist, Carl F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB74.M3 M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5880926M
    LC Control Number63011863

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