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Evaluating the welfare state by James J. Heckman

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Welfare state -- Econometric models.,
  • Economic policy -- Political aspects -- Mathematical models.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames J. Heckman, Jeffrey A. Smith.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6542, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6542.
ContributionsSmith, Jeffrey A. 1962-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination66, [18], 11 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22403336M

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