Unemployment, growth and taxation in industrial countries
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Unemployment, growth and taxation in industrial countries by Francesco Daveri

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


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StatementFrancesco Daveri and Guido Tabellini.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- No.1681
ContributionsTabellini, Guido., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
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Open LibraryOL17137106M

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