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Published by Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Labor market.,
  • Wages.,
  • Wage differentials.

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Edition Notes

StatementJörn-Steffen Pischke.
SeriesCEP discussion paper ;, no. 652, Discussion paper (London School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance : Online) ;, no. 652.
ContributionsLondon School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC10
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3390253M
LC Control Number2004617504

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