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Fiscal transparency, political parties, and debt in OECD countries

  • Alt, James E.
  • Lassen, David Dreyer

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 50 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 (August)
Pages: 1403-1439

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