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Published by Dept. of Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Labor productivity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLoren W. Tauer.
SeriesStaff paper -- SP 94-05, Staff paper (New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics) -- 94-05.
ContributionsNew York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dept. of Agricultural, Resource, and Managerial Economics
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22380303M

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