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Pensions: theories of underfunding

  • Cooper, Russell W.
  • Ross, Thomas W.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Labour Economics.

Volume (Year): 8 (2001)
Issue (Month): 6 (December)
Pages: 667-689

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Handle: RePEc:eee:labeco:v:8:y:2001:i:6:p:667-689
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