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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English


  • Exports -- Germany (West),
  • Exports -- Germany (East)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Joachim Wagner.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 2656, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) -- no. 2656
LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16349268M
LC Control Number2007618219

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