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The Economic Costs to International Labor Restrictions: Revisiting the Empirical Discussion

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  • Moses, Jonathon W. & Letnes, Bjorn, 2004. "The Economic Costs to International Labor Restrictions: Revisiting the Empirical Discussion," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(10), pages 1609-1626, October.
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