by Office of the Vice President, Development Economics, World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) .
Written in English
|Other titles||World development report.|
|Statement||Sheila Webb and Associates.|
|Series||Policy research working papers ;, WPS 959|
|Contributions||Sheila Webb and Associates.|
|LC Classifications||RA593.P4 W38 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||17 p. :|
|Number of Pages||17|
|LC Control Number||93110621|
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