British and American manufacturing productivity
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British and American manufacturing productivity a comparison and interpretation. by Marvin Frankel

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Published by University of Illinois in [Urbana, Ill .
Written in English


  • Labor productivity -- Great Britain,
  • Labor productivity -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesUniversity of Illinois bulletin -- v. 54, no. 49., Bulletin series -- no. 81, Bulletin series (University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Bureau of Economic and Business Research) -- no. 81
LC ClassificationsHD57 F7
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p.
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14382865M

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