U.S. economic growth and the Third World debt
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U.S. economic growth and the Third World debt hearings before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Oceans, and Environment of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session ... October 9 and 10, 1985, San Francisco, CA. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Oceans, and Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Debts, External -- Developing countries.,
  • Loans, Foreign -- Developing countries.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations.

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Other titlesUS economic growth and the Third World debt.
SeriesS. hrg -- 99-455.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 341 p. ;
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15327854M

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