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Legal cost insurance and social welfare

  • van Velthoven, Ben
  • van Wijck, Peter
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

    Volume (Year): 72 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 387-396

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