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Unions and wage insurance

Michael C. Burda

Unions and wage insurance

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


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StatementMichael C. Burda.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- No.1232
ContributionsCentre for Economic Policy Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19847137M

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