Measuring the progress of economic reform in the countries of the former Soviet Union

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International Monetary Fund , [Washington, D.C.]
Economic indicators -- Former Soviet republics., Former Soviet republics -- Economic condit


Former Soviet republics, Former Soviet repub

Statementby Alexander Sundakov.
SeriesIMF paper on policy analysis and assessment ;, PPAA/94/16
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.I58 I566 no. 94/16, HC336.27 I566 no. 94/16
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL570967M
LC Control Number96157006

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