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Growing into Trouble: Indonesia after 1966

  title={Growing into Trouble: Indonesia after 1966},
  author={Jonathan R. W. Temple},
  journal={CEPR Discussion Paper Series},
  • J. Temple
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Economics
  • CEPR Discussion Paper Series
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