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Saving for Children’s College Education: An Empirical Analysis of the Trade-off Between the Quality and Quantity of Children

  • Tansel Yilmazer


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Volume (Year): 29 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 307-324

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jfamec:v:29:y:2008:i:2:p:307-324
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