Trade, exchange rate, and agricultural pricing policies in Egypt by Jean-Jacques Dethier

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  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.


  • Agricultural prices -- Government policy -- Egypt.,
  • Food prices -- Government policy -- Egypt.,
  • Foreign exchange -- Egypt.,
  • Egypt -- Commercial policy.

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Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, p. 266-278).

Book details

StatementJean-Jacques Dethier.
SeriesWorld Bank comparative studies. The Political economy of agricultural pricing policy, World Bank comparative studies.
LC ClassificationsHD2123.Z775 D48 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2190630M
ISBN 100821312227, 0821312235
LC Control Number89009057

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