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Social security, economic growth, and the rise in elderly widows’ independence in the twentieth century

  • Kathleen Mcgarry
  • Robert Schoeni

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Demography.

    Volume (Year): 37 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 221-236

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