World Bank and the world poverty by Kimmo Kiljunen

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Published by University of Helsinki, Institute of Development Studies in Helsinki .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • World Bank -- Developing countries.,
  • Poverty -- Developing countries.,
  • Economic assistance -- Developing countries.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKimmo Kiljunen.
SeriesOccasional papers,, 2, Occasional papers (Helsingin yliopisto. Kehitysmaainstituutti) ;, 2.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC59.69 .O27 no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination1, 15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2258401M
LC Control Number89138560

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