Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old

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Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old. / Elstad, Jon Ivar; Hermansen, Åsmund; Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik; Martikainen, Pekka; Östergren, Olof; Tarkiainen, Lasse.

In: Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2019, p. 157-176.

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Elstad, JI, Hermansen, Å, Brønnum-Hansen, H, Martikainen, P, Östergren, O & Tarkiainen, L 2019, 'Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old', Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 157-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/21699763.2019.1593877

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Elstad, J. I., Hermansen, Å., Brønnum-Hansen, H., Martikainen, P., Östergren, O., & Tarkiainen, L. (2019). Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 35(2), 157-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/21699763.2019.1593877

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Elstad JI, Hermansen Å, Brønnum-Hansen H, Martikainen P, Östergren O, Tarkiainen L. Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy. 2019;35(2):157-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/21699763.2019.1593877

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Elstad, Jon Ivar ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik ; Martikainen, Pekka ; Östergren, Olof ; Tarkiainen, Lasse. / Income security in Nordic welfare states for men and women who died when aged 55–69 years old. In: Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy. 2019 ; Vol. 35, No. 2. pp. 157-176.

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