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Statistical variance investigation decision models

Pharesh Ogweno Sumba Ratego

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**1983** by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Thesis (M.Soc.Sc.) - University of Birmingham, Institute of Local Government Studies.

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Open Library | OL13824925M |

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