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Old-Age Longevity and Mortality-Contingent Claims

  • Tomas J. Philipson
  • Gary S. Becker

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Article provided by University of Chicago Press in its journal Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 106 (1998)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 551-573

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