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An Evaluation of the National Longitudinal Survey on Youth


  • Thomas MaCurdy
  • Thomas Mroz
  • R. Mark Gritz


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  • Thomas MaCurdy & Thomas Mroz & R. Mark Gritz, 1998. "An Evaluation of the National Longitudinal Survey on Youth," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 33(2), pages 345-436.
  • Handle: RePEc:uwp:jhriss:v:33:y:1998:i:2:p:345-436

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