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Rationality in public policy

Rationality in public policy

retrospect and prospect : a tribute to Douglas G. Hartle

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Published by Canadian Tax Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political planning -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard M. Bird, Michael J. Trebilcock, and Thomas A. Wilson.
    SeriesCanadian tax papers -- 104.
    ContributionsBird, Richard Miller, 1938-, Hartle, Douglas G., Trebilcock, M. J., Wilson, Thomas A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL86.P64 R37 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 282 p. ;
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18819799M
    ISBN 100888081456
    LC Control Number99931521
    OCLC/WorldCa41978403

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