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Does social pension expansion relieve depression and decrease medical costs? Evidence from the rural elderly in China


  • Zhou, Mi
  • Sun, Xiaotong
  • Huang, Li


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  • Zhou, Mi & Sun, Xiaotong & Huang, Li, 2021. "Does social pension expansion relieve depression and decrease medical costs? Evidence from the rural elderly in China," 2021 ASAE 10th International Conference (Virtual), January 11-13, Beijing, China 329417, Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:asae21:329417
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.329417

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