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Successful local economic development initiatives

Dennis R. Young

Successful local economic development initiatives

by Dennis R. Young

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Published by ICURR Press in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development projects -- Canada -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dennis Young and Janine Charland.
    GenreCase studies.
    ContributionsCharland, Janine., Intergovernmental Committee on Urban and Regional Research (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC"120"E44"Y68"1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20099723M
    ISBN 10189546904X

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