U.S. productivity and competitiveness in international trade
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U.S. productivity and competitiveness in international trade by Thibaut De Saint-Phalle

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Published by U.S. Export Competitiveness Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C .
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  • Industrial productivity -- United States.,
  • Competition, International.,
  • United States -- Commerce.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 109-115.

StatementThibaut de Saint Phalle ; foreword by Adlai E. Stevenson.
SeriesSignificant issues series ;, v. 2, no. 12
LC ClassificationsHC110.I52 D47
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4121935M
ISBN 10089206028X
LC Control Number80068434

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