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Individual rights and collective agents the role of old and new workplace institutions in the regulation of labor markets? by David N. Weil

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


  • Labor unions,
  • Collective bargaining,
  • Labor laws and legislation

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Weil.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9565., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9565.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination35, [12] p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17613030M

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