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Risk, natural disasters, and household savings in a life cycle model

  • Skidmore, Mark

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Japan and the World Economy.

Volume (Year): 13 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 15-34

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Handle: RePEc:eee:japwor:v:13:y:2001:i:1:p:15-34
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