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Published by Department of Economics, University of Stirling in Stirling .
Written in English


  • Wagesand labor productivity -- Mathematical models.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Wilhelm Lorenz.
SeriesDiscussion paper in economics / Department of Economics, University of Stirling -- 91 / 9, Discussion paper in economics (University of Stirling. Department of Economics) -- 91/9.
ContributionsUniversity of Stirling. Department of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19101658M

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