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Public works in prosperity and depression

Gayer, Arthur D.

Public works in prosperity and depression

by Gayer, Arthur D.

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public works -- United States,
    • United States -- Economic policy

    • Edition Notes

      The studies leading to this volume began in 1929 when Dr. Gayer assisted Dr. Leo Wolman in preparing a report for a committee of the President"s conference on unemployment upon the Planning and control of public works, published in 1930. Dr. Gayer later extended these researches. This volume is a revised version of the official report made by Dr. Gayer in June 1934. cf.Prefatory note.

      Statementprepared for the National Planning Board, Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.
      SeriesPublication of the National Bureau of Economic Research inc.,, no. 29, Publications of the National Bureau of Economic Research, no. 29.
      ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research., United States. National Planning Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD3888 .G3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix-xx, 460 p.
      Number of Pages460
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6326224M
      LC Control Number35021231
      OCLC/WorldCa373533

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