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Social welfare issues of financial literacy and their implications for regulation

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Regulatory Economics.

    Volume (Year): 40 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (August)
    Pages: 1-40

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:regeco:v:40:y:2011:i:1:p:1-40
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