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Linear programming and the theory of the firm

Kenneth E. Boulding

Linear programming and the theory of the firm

by Kenneth E. Boulding

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Published by Macmillan (N.Y.) in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Kenneth E. Boulding and Walter Allen Spivey.
ContributionsSpivey, Walter Allen.
The Physical Object
Pagination227p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18519235M

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