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Non-Payment in the Electricity Sector in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (World Bank Technical Paper, No. 423) by World Bank

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Published by World Bank Publications .
Written in English


  • Electrical power industries,
  • Monetary economics,
  • Science,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Energy,
  • Collecting of accounts,
  • Electric utilities,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Former Soviet republics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11416630M
ISBN 100821345427
ISBN 109780821345429

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