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The distribution of bequests in Japan

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  • Shimono, Keiko
  • Otsuki, Hideaki
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 77-86

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