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Income uncertainty and the quality of life

David S. Kraybill

Income uncertainty and the quality of life

a socio-economic study of Virginia"s coal counties

by David S. Kraybill

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Published by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va .
Written in English

  • Virginia,
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Income -- Virginia -- Statistics.,
    • Labor supply -- Virginia -- Statistics.,
    • Quality of life -- Virginia.,
    • Virginia -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid S. Kraybill, Thomas G. Johnson, Brady J. Deaton.
      SeriesBulletin / Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station,, 87-4, Bulletin (Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station : 1981) ;, 87-4.
      ContributionsJohnson, Thomas G., Deaton, Brady J.
      LC ClassificationsHC107.V83 I515 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2151310M
      LC Control Number88620673

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