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Where did Europe fail?

Simon M. Burgess

Where did Europe fail?

a disaggregate comparison of net job generation in the USA and Europe

by Simon M. Burgess

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Published by London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSimon M. Burgess.
SeriesEconomic performance discussion paper series / London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance -- no.192, Economic performance discussionpaper (London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance) -- no.192.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19558887M

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