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Some ways of thinking about the future

Janice J. Tait

Some ways of thinking about the future

a résumé of methods used in forecasting, longrange planning and future studies

by Janice J. Tait

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Published by Environment Canada, Planning and Finance Service in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Planning.,
  • Forecasting.,
  • Policy sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 19.

    StatementJanice Tait.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- Planning and Finance Service ; no. 7
    LC ClassificationsH61 .T25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4926378M
    LC Control Number76352797

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