Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education?

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Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education? / Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars; Sørensen, Anders; Schultz, Esben.

Copenhagen : Centre for Economic and Business Research, 2009.

Publikation: Working paperForskning

Harvard

Dalgaard, C-JL, Sørensen, A & Schultz, E 2009 'Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education?' Centre for Economic and Business Research, Copenhagen.

APA

Dalgaard, C-J. L., Sørensen, A., & Schultz, E. (2009). Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education? Copenhagen: Centre for Economic and Business Research.

Vancouver

Dalgaard C-JL, Sørensen A, Schultz E. Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education? Copenhagen: Centre for Economic and Business Research. 2009.

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Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars ; Sørensen, Anders ; Schultz, Esben. / Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education?. Copenhagen : Centre for Economic and Business Research, 2009.

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