Post-retirement benefit increases in state pension plans the response to inflation in the 1970"s by John Strate

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StatementJohn Strate
SeriesWorking paper ... of the National Aging Policy Center on Income Maintenance -- 3
ContributionsBrandeis University. National Aging Policy Center on Income Maintenance, United States. Administration on Aging
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Paginationv, 79 p. :
Number of Pages79
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