The Causes of Fiscal Transparency: Evidence from the American States

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The Causes of Fiscal Transparency : Evidence from the American States. / Alt, James E.; Lassen, David Dreyer; Rose, Shanna.

Cph. : Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2006.

Publikation: Working paperForskning

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Alt, JE, Lassen, DD & Rose, S 2006 'The Causes of Fiscal Transparency: Evidence from the American States' Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Cph.

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Alt, J. E., Lassen, D. D., & Rose, S. (2006). The Causes of Fiscal Transparency: Evidence from the American States. Cph.: Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.

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Alt JE, Lassen DD, Rose S. The Causes of Fiscal Transparency: Evidence from the American States. Cph.: Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. 2006.

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Alt, James E. ; Lassen, David Dreyer ; Rose, Shanna. / The Causes of Fiscal Transparency : Evidence from the American States. Cph. : Economic Policy Research Unit. Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2006.

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