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Uncertain futures

challenges for decision-makers

by Robert U. Ayres

  • 30 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forecasting,
  • Economic forecasting,
  • Technological forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert U. Ayres.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61.4 .A9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 429 p. ;
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4722770M
    ISBN 100471042501
    LC Control Number78010252

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