Public policy implications of declining old-age mortality by James M. Poterba

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Other titlesDeclining old-age mortality, Public policy implications of.
StatementJames M. Poterba, Lawrence H. Summers
SeriesWorking paper / Department of Economics -- no. 378, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 378.
ContributionsSummers, Lawrence H., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
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Pagination[4], 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
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