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Participation in Employer-sponsored Training in Canada: Role of Firm Characteristics and Worker Attributes

  • Kuan Xu
  • Zhengxi Lin


    (Department of Economics, Dalhousie University
    Policy Research and Coordination, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)

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Length: 52 pages
Date of creation: 30 Mar 2007
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