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Lives in the balance improving accountability for public spending in developing countries by Griffin, Charles C.

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Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles Griffin ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ7980 .L58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553349M
ISBN 109780815732891
LC Control Number2010021129

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