2 edition of **Application of linear programming to the theory of the firm** found in the catalog.

Application of linear programming to the theory of the firm

Robert Dorfman

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Published
**1951**
by University of California Press in Berkeley
.

Written in English

- Industrial management.,
- Economics, Mathematical.

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | Linear programming. |

Series | A publication of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of California, Publications of the Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | HD20 .D6 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 98 p. |

Number of Pages | 98 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14068062M |

LC Control Number | 51013711 |

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