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Choices in Financing Health Care & Old Age Security

Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Institute of Policy Studies (World Bank Discussion Papers)

by Nicholas M. Prescott

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Published by World Bank Publications .
Written in English

  • Industry & Industrial Studies,
  • Public finance,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Congresses,
  • Finance,
  • Medical care,
  • Older people,
  • Social security,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages101
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    Open LibraryOL11416556M
    ISBN 100821342843
    ISBN 109780821342848

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