The economics of outsourcing in a de-integrating industry
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Published by Lahore University of Management Sciences in Lahore .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 12-13)

StatementJawaid Abdul Ghani, Arif Iqbal Rana.
SeriesCMER working paper -- no. 05-43
ContributionsRana, Arif Iqbal., Lahore University of Management Sciences.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2008/43948 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL22794758M
LC Control Number2007432024

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