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Opportunistic termination of employment contracts and legal protection against dismissal in Germany and the USA

  • Eger, Thomas
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 381-403

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:irlaec:v:23:y:2003:i:4:p:381-403
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