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Local economic initiatives

Glen Bramley

Local economic initiatives

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Published by University of Bristol, School for Advanced Urban Studies in Bristol .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial promotion -- England.,
    • Local government -- England.,
    • England -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Glen Bramley, Murray Stewart, Jacky Underwood.
      SeriesWorking paper - University of Bristol, School for Advanced Urban Studies ; 1
      ContributionsStewart, Murray, joint author., Underwood, Jacky, joint author., University of Bristol. School for Advanced Urban Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC256.6 .B67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[5], 30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4490824M
      LC Control Number79320527

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