Labour markets and economic development

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Statementedited by Ravi Kanbur and Jan Svejnar.
ContributionsKanbur, Ravi., Svejnar, Jan.
LC ClassificationsHD5701.3 .L328 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22501177M
ISBN 109780415777414, 9780203881699
LC Control Number2008036735

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