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United States monetary and economic policy hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, April 30, 2003 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Monetary policy -- United States,
  • Economic forecasting -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15541622M
ISBN 100160706572
OCLC/WorldCa53080038

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