The effectiveness of trade-related worker adjustment policies in the United States
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Trade adjustment assistance -- United States,
  • Foreign trade and employment -- Government policy -- United States

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Other titlesEffectiveness of trade related worker adjustment policies in the United States
Statementby Robert W. Bednarzik and James A. Orr
SeriesEconomic discussion paper -- 15, Economic discussion paper -- 15
ContributionsOrr, James A, United States. Bureau of International Labor Affairs
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14698310M

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