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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • East Asia.


  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- East Asia.,
  • Privatization -- East Asia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Harinder Kohli, Ashoka Mody, Michael Walton.
ContributionsKohli, Harinder S., 1945-, Mody, Ashoka., Walton, Michael, 1953-
LC ClassificationsHC460.5.Z9 C33 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL690243M
ISBN 100821340530
LC Control Number97037329

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