The Changing Skill Structure of Employment in German Manufacturing: A Peek Inside the Industry Black Box

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The Changing Skill Structure of Employment in German Manufacturing : A Peek Inside the Industry Black Box. / Addison, John T.; Wagner, Joachim.

Globalization, Technological Change, and Labor Markets. ed. / Stanley W. Black. Boston, MA : Springer UK, 1998. p. 59-87.

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Harvard

Addison, JT & Wagner, J 1998, The Changing Skill Structure of Employment in German Manufacturing: A Peek Inside the Industry Black Box. in SW Black (ed.), Globalization, Technological Change, and Labor Markets. Springer UK, Boston, MA, pp. 59-87. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-4965-9_4

APA

Addison, J. T., & Wagner, J. (1998). The Changing Skill Structure of Employment in German Manufacturing: A Peek Inside the Industry Black Box. In S. W. Black (Ed.), Globalization, Technological Change, and Labor Markets (pp. 59-87). Springer UK. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-4965-9_4

Vancouver

Addison JT, Wagner J. The Changing Skill Structure of Employment in German Manufacturing: A Peek Inside the Industry Black Box. In Black SW, editor, Globalization, Technological Change, and Labor Markets. Boston, MA: Springer UK. 1998. p. 59-87 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-4965-9_4

Bibtex

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