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Job satisfaction and gender: Why are women so happy at work?

  • Clark, Andrew E.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Labour Economics.

Volume (Year): 4 (1997)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 341-372

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Handle: RePEc:eee:labeco:v:4:y:1997:i:4:p:341-372
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