Economic policy in labor surplus economies strategies for growth and job creation in southern Africa : report on the proceedings of a southern African conference, Gaborone, May 3-5, 2000 by Regional Conference on "Economic Policy in Labour Surplus Economies" (2000 Gaborone, Botswana)

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Other titlesEconomic policy in labour surplus economies, Strategies for growth and job creation in southern Africa
Statement[documentation compiled and edited by Andrew Briscoe].
ContributionsBriscoe, Andrew., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Botswana Office., World Bank.
LC ClassificationsHD5841.9 .R44 2000
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Pagination209 p. :
Number of Pages209
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Open LibraryOL3348419M
ISBN 109991291695
LC Control Number2004360919

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