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Feature: In‐work Benefit Reform in a Cross‐National Perspective ‐ Introduction

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  • Mike Brewer
  • Marco Francesconi
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  • Jeffrey Grogger

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  • Mike Brewer & Marco Francesconi & Paul Gregg & Jeffrey Grogger, 2009. "Feature: In‐work Benefit Reform in a Cross‐National Perspective ‐ Introduction," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 119(535), pages 1-14, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:econjl:v:119:y:2009:i:535:p:f1-f14
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2008.02260.x
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