The Quantification of Respect for Selected Core Labour Standards: Towards a Social Development Index?

  • Ludo Cuyvers
  • Daniel Van Den Bulcke
Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 30)


Weighting Coefficient Economic Freedom International Labour Organization Night Work Association Index 
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  • Ludo Cuyvers
  • Daniel Van Den Bulcke

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