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How large are the gains to commitment policy and optimal delegation for New Zealand?

  • Lees, Kirdan

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Macroeconomics.

Volume (Year): 29 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 959-975

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:29:y:2007:i:4:p:959-975
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