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EMU fiscal indicators: a misleading compass?

  • Fabrizio Balassone


  • Daniele Franco
  • Stefania Zotteri

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Volume (Year): 33 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 63-87

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Handle: RePEc:kap:empiri:v:33:y:2006:i:2:p:63-87
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