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The Genealogy of Modern Theoretical Public Economics: From first best to second best

  • Guesnerie, R.

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Paper provided by DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure) in its series DELTA Working Papers with number 94-25.

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Date of creation: 1994
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Publication status: Published in European Economic Review, 1995, 39, pp. 353-381
Handle: RePEc:del:abcdef:94-25
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  13. Guesnerie Roger, 1976. "On the direction of tax reform," CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange) 7603, CEPREMAP.
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