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Published by Suntory-Toyota International Centrefor Economics and Related Disciplines in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementA. B. Atkinson.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Welfare State Programme -- no.66, Discussion paper -- no.66.
ContributionsSuntory-Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines.
The Physical Object
Pagination(4),43p.21cm.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18060030M

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