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Social policy evaluation

an economic perspective


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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Social service -- Economic aspects -- Congresses,
  • Social policy -- Evaluation -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Elhanan Helpman, Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka.
    ContributionsHelpman, Elhanan., Razin, Assaf., Sadka, Efraim., Merkaz le-fituaḥ ʻal-shem P. Sapir., Pinhas Sapir Conference on Development (2nd : 1980 : Pinhas Sapir Center for Development)
    LC ClassificationsHV8 .S62 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 313 p. :
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3502363M
    ISBN 100123396603
    LC Control Number82022681

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