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Forecasting methods

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Published by R. D. Irwin in Homewood, Ill .
Written in English


  • Business forecasting,
  • Economic forecasting

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Roger K. Chisholm and Gilbert R. Whitaker, Jr.
ContributionsWhitaker, Gilbert R., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHB3730 .C53
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5221644M
LC Control Number75153165

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