Reflections on the international monetary reform
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Reflections on the international monetary reform by J. Marcus Fleming

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Published by International Finance Section, Dept. of Economics, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


  • International finance -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Foreign exchange -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Marcus Fleming.
SeriesEssays in international finance ; no. 107, Essays in international finance ;, no. 107.
LC ClassificationsHG136 .P7 no. 107, HG3881 .P7 no. 107
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5059367M
LC Control Number74023149

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