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

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  • Skidmore, Mark, 2001. "Risk, natural disasters, and household savings in a life cycle model," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 13(1), pages 15-34, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:japwor:v:13:y:2001:i:1:p:15-34
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