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

Subjects:

  • Electric utilities -- United States -- Rates.

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StatementJan Paul Acton.
SeriesRand paper series ; P-5673
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16220962M

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