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Flying High and Laying Low in the Public and Private Sectors: A Comparison of Pay Differentials for Male, Full-Time Employees

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Flying High and Laying Low in the Public and Private Sectors: A Comparison of Pay Differentials for Male, Full-Time Employees. / Chatterji, M.; Mumford, Karen Ann.

In: Australian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 15, No. 3, 12.2012, p. 235-259.

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Chatterji, M & Mumford, KA 2012, 'Flying High and Laying Low in the Public and Private Sectors: A Comparison of Pay Differentials for Male, Full-Time Employees', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 235-259.

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Chatterji, M., & Mumford, K. A. (2012). Flying High and Laying Low in the Public and Private Sectors: A Comparison of Pay Differentials for Male, Full-Time Employees. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 15(3), 235-259.

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Chatterji M, Mumford KA. Flying High and Laying Low in the Public and Private Sectors: A Comparison of Pay Differentials for Male, Full-Time Employees. Australian Journal of Labour Economics. 2012 Dec;15(3):235-259.

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Chatterji, M. ; Mumford, Karen Ann. / Flying High and Laying Low in the Public and Private Sectors: A Comparison of Pay Differentials for Male, Full-Time Employees. In: Australian Journal of Labour Economics. 2012 ; Vol. 15, No. 3. pp. 235-259.

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