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Old-Age Longevity and Mortality-Contingent Claims

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  • Tomas J. Philipson
  • Gary S. Becker

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  • Tomas J. Philipson & Gary S. Becker, 1998. "Old-Age Longevity and Mortality-Contingent Claims," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 106(3), pages 551-573, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jpolec:v:106:y:1998:i:3:p:551-573
    DOI: 10.1086/250021
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