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National-regional impact evaluation system structure, performance, and application of a bottom-up interregional econometric model by Kenneth P. Ballard

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Analysis Division, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Economic surveys.,
  • Econometrics.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- Mathematical models.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNRIES.
Statementby Kenneth P. Ballard, Richard D. Gustely, Robert M. Wendling.
ContributionsGustely, Richard D., Wendling, Robert M., United States. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Regional Economic Analysis Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22432897M

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