Factor Substitution and Biased Technical Change in the Canadian Mining Industry.
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Factor Substitution and Biased Technical Change in the Canadian Mining Industry. by Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources. Division of Mines. Mineral Resources Branch.

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SeriesOntario Ministry of Natural Resources Mineral Policy Background Paper -- 6
ContributionsSmithson, C., Anders, G., Gramm, W.
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Open LibraryOL21804545M

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