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Gender differences in defined contribution pension decisions

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  • Bajtelsmit, Vickie L.
  • Bernasek, Alexandra
  • Jianakoplos, Nancy A.

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  • Bajtelsmit, Vickie L. & Bernasek, Alexandra & Jianakoplos, Nancy A., 1999. "Gender differences in defined contribution pension decisions," Financial Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 8(1), pages 1-10.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finser:v:8:y:1999:i:1:p:1-10
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