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Inequality and growth: the roles of life expectancy and relative consumption

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  • Takeo Hori

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economics.

    Volume (Year): 96 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 19-40

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:96:y:2009:i:1:p:19-40

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    Keywords: Income inequality; Life expectancy; Consumption externalities; E21; E24;

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    1. Jürgen Faik, 2012. "Impacts of an Ageing Society on Macroeconomics and Income Inequality – The Case of Germany since the 1980s," Working Papers 272, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.

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