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An endogenous policy model of hierarchical government


  • Mazza, Isidoro
  • van Winden, Frans


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  • Mazza, Isidoro & van Winden, Frans, 2008. "An endogenous policy model of hierarchical government," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 133-149, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:52:y:2008:i:1:p:133-149

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