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Do Occupational Regulations Increase Earnings? Evidence from China

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  • Morris M. Kleiner
  • Xiaoye Qian

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  • Wei Chi & Morris M. Kleiner & Xiaoye Qian, 2017. "Do Occupational Regulations Increase Earnings? Evidence from China," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(2), pages 351-381, April.
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