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


  • Becker, Gary Stanley, -- 1930-,,
  • Family -- Economic aspects.,
  • Households -- Economic aspects.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert A. Pollak.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9232, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9232.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22443187M

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