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Individual savings accounts for social insurance : Rationale and alternative designs

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  • Bovenberg, A.L.

    (Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management)

  • Hansen, M.
  • Sorensen, P.B.

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  • Bovenberg, A.L. & Hansen, M. & Sorensen, P.B., 2008. "Individual savings accounts for social insurance : Rationale and alternative designs," Other publications TiSEM 72e236b0-ad63-4bea-a314-6, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
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