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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Foreign trade and employment -- Congresses.,
  • Labor market -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jitendralal Borkakoti and Chris Milnerfor the International Economics Study Group.
ContributionsBorkakoti, Jitendralal., Milner, Chris., International Economics Study Group. Conference
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5710.7 .I57 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL676723M
ISBN 10031217733X
LC Control Number97022991

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