Is America falling off the flat earth?
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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Competition -- United States,
  • Globalization,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- Forecasting,
  • United States -- Economic policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNorman R. Augustine, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
ContributionsNational Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Engineering., Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC106.83 .A94 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16901876M
LC Control Number2008364187

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