Challenges of the changing economy of New York City proceedings of the Eighth Annual One-day Institute by New York City Council on Economic Education

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Statementsponsored by the New York City Council on Economic Education, April 16, 1975. [Albert Alexander, executive director]
ContributionsAlexander, Albert
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Paginationiii, 71 p. :
Number of Pages71
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Open LibraryOL22786569M

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