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Political determinants of social expenditures in Greece: an empirical analysis



Ebru Canikalp*
   
Ilter Unlukaplan
Preliminary communication   |   Year:  2017   |   Pages:  359 - 377   |   Volume:  41   |   Issue:  3
Received:  June 28, 2017   |   Accepted:  July 28, 2017   |   Published online:  September 15, 2017
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