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scope for economic co-operation between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland reversing the competitive failure of the Irish economies by D. M. W. N. Hitchens

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Published by Queen"s University of Belfast in Belfast .
Written in English

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StatementD.M.W.N. Hitchens and J.E.Birnie.
SeriesWorking paper in economics / Queen"s University of Belfast -- no.36
ContributionsBirnie, J. E., 1965-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13907646M

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