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Does Privatization Improve Job Satisfaction? The Case of Ghana

  • Asiedu, Kofi Fred
  • Folmer, Henk

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
Issue (Month): 10 (October)
Pages: 1779-1795

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