Risk and uncertainty proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association by Conference on Risk and Uncertainty Smolenice, Czechoslovak Republic 1966.

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s P. in London, Melbourne [etc.], New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Decision making -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.,
  • Risk -- Congresses.,
  • Economic policy -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.

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Book details

Statementedited by Karl Borch and Jan Mossin.
ContributionsBorch, Karl Henrik, ed., Mossin, Jan, ed., International Economic Association.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD69.D4 C6 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 455 p.
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5620943M
LC Control Number68029940

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