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Consumption smoothing in island economies: Can public insurance reduce welfare?

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  • Attanasio, Orazio
  • Rios-Rull, Jose-Victor

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 44 (2000)
Issue (Month): 7 (June)
Pages: 1225-1258

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Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:44:y:2000:i:7:p:1225-1258

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