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Spell incidence, spell duration and the measurement of unemployment

  • Anthony Shorrocks

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal The Journal of Economic Inequality.

    Volume (Year): 7 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 295-310

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