The corporation and the economy. by Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

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StatementNotes by W. H. Ferry, followed by a discussion.
ContributionsFerry, W. H.
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Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL15167213M
LC Control Number60001119

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The Corporate Economy, a collective work by some The corporation and the economy. book the world’s most distinguished theoretical economists, offers analyses of the workings of an economy dominated by large book is concerned with the theory of the growth of the firm, with competition between divisions of corporations in particular product markets, and with relationships between the company and the stock market.

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