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Role of the private sector in fostering/responding to global structural change

Role of the private sector in fostering/responding to global structural change

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Published by Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business [and] University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International business enterprises -- Congresses.,
  • International economic relations -- Congresses.,
  • Industrial policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Andrew R. Blair, Josephine E. Olson.
    ContributionsBlair, Andrew R., Olson, Josephine E., Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business., University of Pittsburgh. University Center for International Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 73 p. ;
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17643090M

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