Monetary policy and the state of the economy
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Monetary policy and the state of the economy hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, February 11, 2004 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

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Written in English


  • Monetary policy -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic conditions

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Paginationiii, 123 p. :
Number of Pages123
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Open LibraryOL15558162M
ISBN 100160717612

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