Marginal tax rates, social security wealth, and personal saving
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Marginal tax rates, social security wealth, and personal saving some time series evidence : a study by Timothy P. Roth

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Saving and investment -- United States.,
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  • Income tax -- United States.

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Statementprepared for the use of the Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy.
LC ClassificationsHC110.S3 R67 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3142270M
LC Control Number82603028

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