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underground federal economy

Richard K. Vedder

underground federal economy

off-budget activities of the federal government : a staff study

by Richard K. Vedder

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Federal Financing Bank.,
    • Budget -- United States.,
    • Government lending -- United States.,
    • Loans -- United States -- Government guaranty.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the use of the Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ2052 .V42 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3141555M
      LC Control Number82602272


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