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State Child Labor Laws and the Decline of Child Labor

  • Moehling, Carolyn M.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

Volume (Year): 36 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 72-106

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Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:36:y:1999:i:1:p:72-106
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