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Evaluating the effects of working hours on employment and wages

  • Altavilla, Carlo
  • Garofalo, Antonio
  • Vinci, Concetto Paolo

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Policy Modeling.

Volume (Year): 27 (2005)
Issue (Month): 6 (September)
Pages: 647-664

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jpolmo:v:27:y:2005:i:6:p:647-664
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