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Labour market flexibility in Northern Europe

Juha Kilponen

Labour market flexibility in Northern Europe

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Published by European Institute, South Bank University in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Revised version of paper prepared for the 39th European Congress of the European Regional Science Association, University College Dublin 23rd-27th August 1999- title page.

StatementJ. Kilponen, D. Mayes and J. Vilmunen.
SeriesSouth Bank European papers -- no.1/2000
ContributionsMayes, David G. 1946-, Vilmunen, Jouko., South Bank University. European Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination71p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19811207M


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