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Published by Economic Research Center, Faculty of Economics, Nagoya University in Nagoya, Japan .
Written in English



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  • Small business -- Technological innovations.,
  • Small business -- Technological innovations -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 28-29.

Statementby Yvon Gasse.
SeriesInternational economic conflict discussion paper ;, no. 12
LC ClassificationsHD2341 .G28 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination29 leaves :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2935658M
LC Control Number84172792

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