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Published by Programa Regional del Empleo para América Latina y el Caribe in [Santiago, Chile?] .
Written in English



  • Latin America,
  • Chile


  • Labor supply -- Latin America -- Mathematical models.,
  • Wages -- Latin America -- Mathematical models.,
  • Labor supply -- Chile -- Mathematical models.,
  • Wages -- Chile -- Mathematical models.

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Edition Notes

StatementAndras W. Uthoff.
SeriesMonograph / Organización Internacional del Trabajo, Programa Mundial del Empleo, Programa Regional del Empleo para América Latina y el Caribe, PREALC ;, 21, Monografía (Regional Employment Program for Latin America and the Caribbean) ;, 21.
LC ClassificationsHD5730.5.A6 U87 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2974912M
LC Control Number84222825

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