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Crowding Out Informal Care? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany


  • Melanie Arntz
  • Stephan L. Thomsen


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  • Melanie Arntz & Stephan L. Thomsen, 2011. "Crowding Out Informal Care? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 73(3), pages 398-427, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:obuest:v:73:y:2011:i:3:p:398-427

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