Immigration, Search and Loss of Skill. / Sauer, Robert M.; Weiss, Yoram.

In: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 21, No. 3, 07.2003, p. 557-592.

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Immigration, Search and Loss of Skill. / Sauer, Robert M.; Weiss, Yoram.

In: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 21, No. 3, 07.2003, p. 557-592.

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Sauer, RM & Weiss, Y 2003, 'Immigration, Search and Loss of Skill', Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 557-592.

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Sauer, R. M., & Weiss, Y. (2003). Immigration, Search and Loss of Skill. Journal of Labor Economics, 21(3), 557-592.

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Sauer RM, Weiss Y. Immigration, Search and Loss of Skill. Journal of Labor Economics. 2003 Jul;21(3):557-592.

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Sauer, Robert M. ; Weiss, Yoram. / Immigration, Search and Loss of Skill. In: Journal of Labor Economics. 2003 ; Vol. 21, No. 3. pp. 557-592.

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