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Evidence on the relationship between firm-based screening and the returns to education

  • Brown, Sarah
  • Sessions, John G.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
Issue (Month): 5 (October)
Pages: 498-509

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