Job creation and job destruction in Estonia
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Job creation and job destruction in Estonia labour reallocation and structural changes by Jaan Masso

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English



  • Estonia.


  • Job creation -- Estonia.,
  • Small business -- Estonia.

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Statementby Jaan Masso, Raul Eamets, Kaia Philips.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1707, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1707
ContributionsEamets, Raul.
LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3478541M
LC Control Number2005618584

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