Labour policies for part-time workers in Japan
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Labour policies for part-time workers in Japan by Hiroki SatЕЌ

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English


  • Part-time employment -- Japan -- Congresses.,
  • Japan -- Economic policy -- 1989- -- Congresses.

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StatementHiroki Sato.
SeriesOECD working papers -- vol. 6, no 86, OECD working papers -- v. 6, no. 86.
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee, Changing Labour Market and Gender Equality : the Role of Policy (1998 : Oslo, Norway)
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22373040M

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