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Evaluating social programs

Laura Larsson

Evaluating social programs

active labor market policies and social insurance

by Laura Larsson

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Published by Uppsala Universitet in Uppsala, Sweden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- Employment -- Sweden,
    • Occupational training -- Sweden,
    • Insurance, Unemployment -- Sweden,
    • Insurance, Health -- Sweden,
    • Unemployment -- Government policy -- Sweden

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaura Larsson.
      SeriesEconomic Studies / Department of Economics, Uppsala University,, 64, Economic studies (Uppsala universitet. Nationalekonomiska institutionen) ;, 64.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6276.S82 L37 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3767611M
      ISBN 10918726871X
      LC Control Number2003488867

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