Reforming budgetary language
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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Budget.,
  • Finance, Public -- Accounting.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid F. Bradford.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8500, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8500.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22428800M

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