2 edition of Economics of urban local public sector found in the catalog.
Economics of urban local public sector
S. Rama Rao
Bibliography: p. -143.
|Statement||S. Rama Rao, M. Nageswara Rao.|
|Contributions||Nageswara Rao, M.|
|LC Classifications||HD4699 .R35 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 143 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||143|
|LC Control Number||83902114|
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