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Demography and cross-country differences in savings rates: a new approach and evidence

  • Elwin Tobing

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Article provided by European Society for Population Economics in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

Volume (Year): 25 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 963-987

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