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A reappraisal of the virtues of private sector employment programmes

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A reappraisal of the virtues of private sector employment programmes. / Graversen, Brian Krogh; Jensen, Peter.

In: The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 3, 2010, p. 546-569.

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Graversen, BK & Jensen, P 2010, 'A reappraisal of the virtues of private sector employment programmes', The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 112, no. 3, pp. 546-569. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9442.2010.01611.x

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Graversen, Brian Krogh ; Jensen, Peter. / A reappraisal of the virtues of private sector employment programmes. In: The Scandinavian Journal of Economics. 2010 ; Vol. 112, No. 3. pp. 546-569.

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