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Optimal migration a world perspective by Jess Benhabib

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human capital -- Economic aspects,
  • Labor supply -- Economic aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJess Benhabib, Boyan Jovanovic.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12871., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12871.
ContributionsJovanovic, Boyan, 1951-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17632964M
OCLC/WorldCa82541903

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