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Trade unions and liberalisation of international trade

J. Driffill

Trade unions and liberalisation of international trade

by J. Driffill

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Published by London University,Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Economics in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ Driffill and F van der Ploeg.
SeriesEconomic working paper series / London University, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Economics -- no.258, Economic working paper (London University, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Economics) -- no.258.
ContributionsPloeg, F. van der.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13970484M

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