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Forecasting and the social sciences

Forecasting and the social sciences

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Published by Heinemann Educational for the Social Science Research Council in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and introduced by Michael Young.
ContributionsYoung, Michael, 1915-, Social Science Research Council (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Pagination166p.,23cm
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15043111M
ISBN 100435829807

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