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Does inequality cause inflation? thepolitical economy of inflation, taxation and government debt by Roel M. W. J. Beetsma

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

Subjects:

  • Inflation (Finance),
  • Taxation.,
  • Debt, Public.,
  • Monetary policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRoel M. W. J. Beetsma and Frederick van der Ploeg.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- no.741
ContributionsPloeg, Frederick van der, 1956-
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19880982M

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