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Introduction to inequality and risk

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  • Gajdos, Thibault
  • Weymark, John A.

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This introduces the symposium on inequality and risk.

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Volume (Year): 147 (2012)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 1313-1330

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:147:y:2012:i:4:p:1313-1330

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Keywords: Inequality; Risk;

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  1. Wan, Jing & Zhu, Shenghao, 2012. "Intergenerational links, taxation, and wealth distribution," MPRA Paper 39511, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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