The self-made myth and the truth about how government helps individuals and businesses succeed by Brian Miller

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Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Domestic Economic assistance,
  • Subsidies,
  • Social mobility

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBrian Miller and Mike Lapham
ContributionsLapham, Mike
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.P63 M53 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25132252M
ISBN 109781609945060
LC Control Number2011048743

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