Examining the rural municipal bond market by Sullivan, Patrick J.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .

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  • Municipal bonds.,
  • Securities -- Taxation.,
  • Bonds -- Taxation.

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StatementPatrick J. Sullivan.
SeriesRural development research report -- no. 34.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 40 p. :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL17829288M

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