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The impact of wives’ earnings on income inequality: Issues and estimates

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  • Maria Cancian & Deborah Reed, 1999. "The impact of wives’ earnings on income inequality: Issues and estimates," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 36(2), pages 173-184, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:36:y:1999:i:2:p:173-184
    DOI: 10.2307/2648106
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