Comparative performance of domestic and foreign firms in Latin America

by LiМЃvio W. R. de Carvalho

Publisher: Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lívio W. R. de Carvalho.
SeriesDissertation series - Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University ; no. 73, Dissertation series (Cornell University. Latin American Studies Program) ;, no. 73.
LC ClassificationsHD2810.5 .C37
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4580878M
LC Control Number77153567

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