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Revitalizing the Jamaican economy

policies for sustained growth.

by Inter-American Development Bank.

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Published by Inter-American Development Bank in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Jamaica -- Economic policy.,
    • Jamaica -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesJamaican economy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC154 .I57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 295 p. :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3316045M
      ISBN 10193100384X
      LC Control Number2004112126


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