Fiscal policy for employment generation in India
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Fiscal policy for employment generation in India a study prepared for the International Labour Office within the framework of the World Employment Programme by Anand P. Gupta

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Published by Tata McGraw-Hill Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Full employment policies -- India.,
  • Labor supply -- India.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAnand P. Gupta.
LC ClassificationsHC435.2 .G75
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 142 p. ;
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4704469M
LC Control Number77905437

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