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The World Bank's “Employing Workers” index: Findings and critiques – A review of recent evidence

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  • Sangheon Lee
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  • Sangheon Lee & Deirdre McCann & Nina Torm, 2008. "The World Bank's “Employing Workers” index: Findings and critiques – A review of recent evidence," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 147(4), pages 416-432, December.
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