The industrial labor market and economic performance in Senegal a study in enterprise ownership, export orientation, and government regulation by Katherine D. Terrell

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  • Labor market -- Senegal.,
  • Industries -- Senegal.,
  • Industrial productivity -- Senegal.,
  • Industrial relations -- Senegal.,
  • Labor policy -- Senegal.

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StatementKatherine Terrell and Jan Svejnar.
ContributionsSvejnar, Jan.
LC ClassificationsHD5847.7.A6 T47 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. ;
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2190576M
ISBN 10081337801X
LC Control Number89008997

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