Examples of senior enterprise around the world
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Examples of senior enterprise around the world by Susan Coombs-Ficke

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Published by American Association for International Aging in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Older people -- Employment -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Small business -- Cross-cultural studies

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Edition Notes

Statementby Susan Coombs Ficke and Helen K. Kerschner
SeriesSenior economic and enterprise development series, White paper -- no. 4, White paper (American Association for International Aging) -- no. 4
ContributionsKerschner, Helen K, American Association for International Aging
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13615261M

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