Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2018, 66, 1497-1508
Published online 2018-12-19

The Role of Migration as Adjustment Mechanism in the Crisis and EMU

Peter Huber

Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) and Ekonomikos Fakultetas, Vilniaus Universitetas, Arsenal, Objekt 20, 1030 Wien, Austria


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