Ageing, government budgets, retirement, and growth

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Ageing, government budgets, retirement, and growth. / Gonzalez Eiras, Martin; Niepelt, Dirk.

I: European Economic Review, Bind 56, Nr. 1, 01.2012, s. 97-115.

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Gonzalez Eiras, M & Niepelt, D 2012, 'Ageing, government budgets, retirement, and growth', European Economic Review, bind 56, nr. 1, s. 97-115.

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Gonzalez Eiras, M., & Niepelt, D. (2012). Ageing, government budgets, retirement, and growth. European Economic Review, 56(1), 97-115.

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Gonzalez Eiras M, Niepelt D. Ageing, government budgets, retirement, and growth. European Economic Review. 2012 jan;56(1):97-115.

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Gonzalez Eiras, Martin ; Niepelt, Dirk. / Ageing, government budgets, retirement, and growth. I: European Economic Review. 2012 ; Bind 56, Nr. 1. s. 97-115.

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