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Consumer spending in the United States patterns and prospects for the 1980s by Claire Starry

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Published by SRI International, Business Intelligence Program in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Consumers -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementClaire Starry.
SeriesResearch report / SRI International, Business Intelligence Program ;, no. 685 (summer 1983), Research report (Business Intelligence Program (SRI International)) ;, 685.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.C6 S7 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2764603M
LC Control Number86121839

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