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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English



  • European Union countries,
  • Europe


  • Monetary unions -- European Union countries -- Congresses.,
  • Monetary policy -- European Union countries -- Congresses.,
  • Regional planning -- European Union countries -- Congresses.,
  • European Union countries -- Economic policy -- Congresses.,
  • Europe -- Economic integration -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gavin McCrone.
SeriesHume papers on public policy ;, v. 5, no 1
ContributionsMcCrone, Gavin., David Hume Institute., Bank of Scotland. Colloquium
LC ClassificationsHG925 .E9638 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL763935M
ISBN 100748609539
LC Control Number97161457

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