Contracts and the division of labor by Daron Acemoglu

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .

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  • Division of labor.,
  • Contracting out.

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StatementDaron Acemoglu, Pol Antras, Elhanan Helpman.
SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11356, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11356.
ContributionsAntràs, Pol, 1975-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL3478324M
LC Control Number2005618336

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