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Unemployment insurance and precautionary saving

  • Engen, Eric M.
  • Gruber, Jonathan
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Monetary Economics.

    Volume (Year): 47 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 545-579

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