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Are we working too hard or should we be working harder? A simple model of career concerns

  • Andrew T. Foerster
  • Leonardo Martinez

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in its journal Economic Quarterly.

Volume (Year): (2006)
Issue (Month): Win ()
Pages: 79-91

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedreq:y:2006:i:win:p:79-91:n:v.92no.1
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