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On the measurement of unemployment

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  • Anthony Shorrocks, 2009. "On the measurement of unemployment," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 7(3), pages 311-327, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:7:y:2009:i:3:p:311-327
    DOI: 10.1007/s10888-008-9089-9
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