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Incomes and living standards of older people a comparative analysis by Peter Whiteford

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


  • Aged -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.,
  • Aged -- Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.,
  • Retirement income -- Statistics.,
  • Retirement income -- Great Britain -- Statistics.

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Bibliography: p99-115.

StatementPeter Whiteford, Steven Kennedy.
SeriesDepartment of Social Security research report -- no.34
ContributionsKennedy, Steven., Great Britain. Department of Social Security.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,161p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22297049M
ISBN 100117622990

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