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effect of unions on employment evidence from an unnatural experiment in Uruguay by Adriana Cassoni

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Labor unions -- Uruguay.,
  • Collective bargaining -- Uruguay.,
  • Wages -- Uruguay.,
  • Labor market -- Uruguay -- Effect of trade-unions on.

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Other titlesEffects of unions on employment
StatementAdriana Cassoni, Steven G. Allen, Gaston J. Labadie.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7501, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7501.
ContributionsAllen, Steven G., Labadie, Gastón J., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22396580M

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