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Institutional determinants of saving: implications for low-income households and public policy

  • Beverly, Sondra G.
  • Sherraden, Michael
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 28 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 457-473

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