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Good jobs and bad jobs

P. R. G. Layard

Good jobs and bad jobs

by P. R. G. Layard

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Published by Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unemployment -- Social aspects.,
  • Labor supply -- Social aspects.,
  • Manpower policy.,
  • Quality of work life.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Layard.
    SeriesCEP occasional paper ;, no. 19, Occasional paper (London School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance : Online) ;, no. 19.
    ContributionsLondon School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC10
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3389884M
    LC Control Number2004616583

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