Poverty reduction and the World Bank
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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Developing countries.


  • World Bank.,
  • Economic assistance -- Developing countries.,
  • Poverty -- Developing countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 75).

ContributionsWorld Bank.
LC ClassificationsHC60 .P666 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL858909M
ISBN 100821329286
LC Control Number95141249

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