Urban land policy issues and opportunities.

by Harold B. Dunkerley

Publisher: World Bank in Washington

Written in English
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In 2 vols.

SeriesStaff working paper / World Bank -- no.283, Staff working paper -- no.283.
ContributionsWorld Bank.
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