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From Reunification to Economic Integration: Productivity and the Labor Market in Eastern Germany

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  • Michael C. Burda

    (Humboldt University, Berlin)

  • Jennifer Hunt

    (University of Montreal)

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Volume (Year): 32 (2001)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 1-92

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