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Economic and financial pictures of cities in Western Europe

International Centre for Local Credit.

Economic and financial pictures of cities in Western Europe

including Israel and Japan.

by International Centre for Local Credit.

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Published by The Centre in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local finance -- Europe.,
  • Municipal finance -- Europe.,
  • Cities and towns -- Europe.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ9105 .I57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19865228M


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