Unemployment benefits and incentives
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Unemployment benefits and incentives by A. B. Atkinson

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Published by [University of Warwick. Department of Economics] .
Written in English

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Statementby A.B. Atkinson.
SeriesSocial Science Research Council Programme. Taxation, incentives and the distribution of income, no. 11
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Open LibraryOL21368279M

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