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Wealth distribution in life-cycle economies

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Monetary Economics.

Volume (Year): 38 (1996)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 469-494

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Handle: RePEc:eee:moneco:v:38:y:1996:i:3:p:469-494

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