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Asset smoothing, consumption smoothing and the reproduction of inequality under risk and subsistence constraints

  • Zimmerman, Frederick J.
  • Carter, Michael R.

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Volume (Year): 71 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 233-260

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