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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.

Subjects:

  • Privatization -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-159)

StatementOliver Campbell White, Anita Bhatia.
SeriesDirections in development, Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
ContributionsBhatia, Anita, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4338 .C36 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL676344M
ISBN 100821339788
LC Control Number97022582

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