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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research, distributed by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Income.,
  • Economic conditions.

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Statementedited by James D. Smith.
SeriesStudies in income and wealth, vol. 39
ContributionsSmith, James D., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination568 p.
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22364335M

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