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The beneficial effects of generous unemployment benefits on profits and employment

  • Pisauro, Giuseppe
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 739-760

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