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A positive labor market policy policy premises for the development, operation, and integration of the employment and manpower services. by E. Wight Bakke

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Published by C.E. Merrill Books in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Employment agencies -- United States.,
  • Labor supply -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD5875 .B2
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 225 p.
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5887202M
LC Control Number63019892

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