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Consumption smoothing during the economic transition in Bulgaria

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Volume (Year): 32 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 328-347

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  1. Boyarchuk, Dmytro & Maliar, Lilia & Maliar, Serguei, 2005. "The consumption and welfare implications of wage arrears in transition economies," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 540-564, September.

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