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origins and development of labor economics

Paul J. McNulty

origins and development of labor economics

a chapter in the history of social thought

by Paul J. McNulty

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor economics -- History.,
  • Economics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul J. McNulty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4901 .M22
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4100872M
    ISBN 100262131625
    LC Control Number80015320

    Economic Development & Growth ; Economic History ; Economic Methodology ; Economic Systems ; Financial Institutions & Services ; Financial Markets ; General Economics & Teaching ; Health, Education, & Welfare ; History of Economic Thought ; International Economics ; Labor & Demographic Economics ; Macroeconomics & Monetary Economics. This paper begins by analyzing the historical and theoretical origins of labour economics, and provides an overview of labour economics theory during the s. s and s.

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