3 edition of **Interpreting economic statistics.** found in the catalog.

Interpreting economic statistics.

Mike Pearson

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- 14 Currently reading

Published
**1990**
by Longman in [London]
.

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Series | Economic studies |

ID Numbers | |
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Open Library | OL21543080M |

ISBN 10 | 0582002109 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 36035706 |

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