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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Labor supply -- United States -- Statistical methods.,
  • Unemployment -- United States -- Statistical methods.

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Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin ;, 2114, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics ;, 2114.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
LC ClassificationsHD5711 .S8 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 10 p. :
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3141368M
LC Control Number82602076

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