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The behavioral justification for public pensions: a survey

  • T. Findley


  • Frank Caliendo

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Article provided by Springer & Academy of Economics and Finance in its journal Journal of Economics and Finance.

Volume (Year): 32 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
Pages: 409-425

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jecfin:v:32:y:2008:i:4:p:409-425
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