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Immigration and income redistribution in welfare states

  • Hansen, Jorgen Drud
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 19 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 735-746

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:poleco:v:19:y:2003:i:4:p:735-746
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