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Comparing poverty the United States and other industrial nations by McKinley L. Blackburn

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Published by AEI Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Poverty -- United States.,
  • Poverty.,
  • Income distribution -- United States.,
  • Income distribution.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-40).

StatementMcKinley L. Blackburn.
SeriesAEI studies on understanding economic inequality
ContributionsAmerican Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 B57 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL408599M
ISBN 10084477099X
LC Control Number98109782

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