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Published by Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Shipping -- Costs.,
  • Shipment of goods -- Costs.,
  • Harbors -- Management.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alejandro Micco, Natalia Pérez.
SeriesWorking paper ;, 441, Working paper series (Inter-American Development Bank. Office of the Chief Economist) ;, 441.
ContributionsPérez, Natalia., Inter-American Development Bank. Research Dept.
LC ClassificationsHC121
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3669399M
LC Control Number2002616240

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