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The Life-Cycle-Permanent- Income Hypothesis: A Reinterpretation and Supporting Evidence

  • Jim Malley
  • Hassan Molana

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Paper provided by Economic Studies, University of Dundee in its series Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics with number 138.

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