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Welfare reform in European countries

Welfare reform in European countries

a microsimulation analysis

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

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  • European Union countries
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- European Union countries -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Herwig Immervoll ...[et al.].
      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1810, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1810
      ContributionsImmervoll, Herwig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5701
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3479137M
      LC Control Number2005620092

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