2 edition of Regional contrasts in manufacturing productivity found in the catalog.
Regional contrasts in manufacturing productivity
Charles P. Zlatkovich
1988 by Bureau of Business Research, Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Tex .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 23).
|Statement||Charles P. Zlatkovich.|
|Series||Research monograph ;, 1988-4, Research monograph (University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Business Research) ;, 1988-4.|
|Contributions||University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Business Research.|
|LC Classifications||HD9724 .Z55 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 65 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||65|
|LC Control Number||93620483|
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