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The wage effects from the use of personal contacts as hiring channels

  • Antoninis, Manos
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    Volume (Year): 59 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 133-146

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:59:y:2006:i:1:p:133-146
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