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Complex transactions under uncertainty

Andrew H. W. Stone

Complex transactions under uncertainty

the case of the Brazil machine tools industry

by Andrew H. W. Stone

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Published by World Bank, Private Sector Development Department and Policy Research Department, Finance and Private Sector Development Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Machine-tool industry -- Brazil.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAndrew Stone.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1247, Policy research working papers ;, 1247.
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1247
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. :
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1236727M
      LC Control Number94240232

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