Differences in the earnings distribution of self- and dependent employed German men: evidence from a quantile regression decomposition analysis

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Differences in the earnings distribution of self- and dependent employed German men : evidence from a quantile regression decomposition analysis. / Braakmann, Nils.

Lüneburg : Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Lüneburg, 2007. (Working paper series in economics; Nr. 55).

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Braakmann, N 2007 'Differences in the earnings distribution of self- and dependent employed German men: evidence from a quantile regression decomposition analysis' Working paper series in economics, Nr. 55, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Lüneburg, Lüneburg.

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Braakmann, N. (2007). Differences in the earnings distribution of self- and dependent employed German men: evidence from a quantile regression decomposition analysis. (Working paper series in economics; Nr. 55). Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Lüneburg.

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Braakmann N. Differences in the earnings distribution of self- and dependent employed German men: evidence from a quantile regression decomposition analysis. Lüneburg: Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Lüneburg. 2007. (Working paper series in economics; 55).

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