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Industrial restructuring and worker transition in California manufacturing

Philip Shapira

Industrial restructuring and worker transition in California manufacturing

by Philip Shapira

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Published by Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley in [Berkeley] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Labor supply -- California -- Statistics.,
    • Manufacturing industries -- Employees -- Supply and demand -- California -- Statistics.,
    • Labor turnover -- California -- Statistics.,
    • Manufacturing industries -- California -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhilip Shapira.
      SeriesWorking paper / Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley ;, no. 452, Working paper (University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development) ;, no. 452.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5725.C2 S52 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p. ;
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2496764M
      LC Control Number87621611

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