Labor market inequality and public policies
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Labor market inequality and public policies by Samir Amine

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English


  • Youth,
  • Employment,
  • Labor market,
  • Manpower policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditor, Samir Amine
LC ClassificationsHD5706 .L2183 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25253020M
ISBN 109781620812990
LC Control Number2012009333

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