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The political economy of wage-earner funds

Donald A. R. George

The political economy of wage-earner funds

policy debate and Swedish experience

by Donald A. R. George

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Published by Institute for Economic Research, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Donald A.R. George
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 839, Discussion paper (Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute for Economic Research) -- no. 839.
ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute for Economic Research
The Physical Object
Pagination28, [11] p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26563271M

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