Thomas T. Sekine

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Tomohiko Sekine, a.k.a. Thomas T. Sekine
Nationality Japanese
Institution York University [1]
Field Political economy
School or
Marxian economics
Alma mater Hitotsubashi University [1]
Shigeto Tsuru [2]
Influences Kozo Uno

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