Trends in hours and economic growth

by L. Rachel Ngai

Publisher: IZA in Bonn, Germany

Written in English
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  • Hours of labor -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1993-
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. Rachel Ngai, Christopher A. Pissarides.
    SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 2540, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) -- no. 2540
    ContributionsPissarides, Christopher A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5701
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16251437M
    LC Control Number2007617581

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