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structure of consumption decisions a disaggregated analysis by Vani K. Borooah

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot .
Written in English


  • Consumers -- Great Britain -- Mathematical models.,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Great Britain -- Mathematical models.

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Includes bibliography and index.

StatementVani K. Borooah.
The Physical Object
Pagination(128)p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21531547M
ISBN 100566057727

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