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The effect on inequality of changing one or two incomes

  • Peter Lambert

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  • Giuseppe Lanza

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal The Journal of Economic Inequality.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 253-277

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