Growth and unemployment by Philippe Aghion

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  • Unemployment -- Mathematical models.,
  • Economic development -- Mathematical models.

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StatementPhilippe Aghion and Peter Howitt.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- no.577
ContributionsHowitt, Peter, 1946-, Centre for Economic Policy Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL19880147M

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