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  • Joyce P. Jacobsen

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    (Department of Economics, Wesleyan University)

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Scheduled to appear as Chapter 7 in "Labor and Employment Law and Economics", a volume in Edward Elgar’s second edition of the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

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Paper provided by Wesleyan University, Department of Economics in its series Wesleyan Economics Working Papers with number 2008-004.

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Length: 41 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2008
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Handle: RePEc:wes:weswpa:2008-004

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