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Intergenerational Transfer Schemes as Incomplete Social Contracts

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Constitutional Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 13 (2002)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 337-359

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Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:13:y:2002:i:4:p:337-359

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Keywords: intergenerational transfers; incomplete contracts; social contracts;

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  1. Gersbach, Hans, 2008. "Contractual Democracy," CEPR Discussion Papers 6763, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Gersbach, Hans & Kleinschmidt, Tobias, 2009. "Power to youth: Designing democracy for long-term well-being," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 158-172, September.

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