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New developments in early forecasting of public problems

Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg

New developments in early forecasting of public problems

a new intellectual climate

by Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg

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Published by Rand Corp.] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forecasting.,
  • Social prediction.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementOlaf Helmer.
    Series[Paper - Rand Corporation] ; P-3576
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 leaves ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16448596M

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