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Hours of work in American industry

Wolman, Leo

Hours of work in American industry

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in New York .
Written in English

  • Hours of labor -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeo Wolman
    SeriesBulletin / National Bureau of Economic Research -- 71
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14420122M

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