Gender composition and wages why is Canada different from the United States? by Baker, Michael

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Published by Applied Research Branch, Strategic Policy, Human Resources Development Canada in [Hull, Quebec] .

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  • Canada,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Wages -- Women -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Women -- Employment -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Wages -- Women -- United States -- Statistics.

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Statementby Michael Baker and Nicole Fortin.
GenreStatistics.
SeriesWorking paper ;, W-00-3E, Working papers (Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch) ;, W-00-3E.
ContributionsFortin, Nicole, 1962-, Statistics Canada. Business and Labour Market Analysis Division., Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6098 .B35 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6877722M
ISBN 100662288823
LC Control Number00421623

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