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Income and wealth in the Irish longitudinal study on ageing. / O'Sullivan, Vincent; Nolan, Brian; Barrett, Alan; Dooley, Cara.

In: Economic and Social Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2014, p. 329-348.

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O'Sullivan, V, Nolan, B, Barrett, A & Dooley, C 2014, 'Income and wealth in the Irish longitudinal study on ageing', Economic and Social Review, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 329-348. <http://www.esr.ie/article/view/184>

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O'Sullivan, V., Nolan, B., Barrett, A., & Dooley, C. (2014). Income and wealth in the Irish longitudinal study on ageing. Economic and Social Review, 45(3), 329-348. http://www.esr.ie/article/view/184

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O'Sullivan V, Nolan B, Barrett A, Dooley C. Income and wealth in the Irish longitudinal study on ageing. Economic and Social Review. 2014;45(3):329-348.

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O'Sullivan, Vincent ; Nolan, Brian ; Barrett, Alan ; Dooley, Cara. / Income and wealth in the Irish longitudinal study on ageing. In: Economic and Social Review. 2014 ; Vol. 45, No. 3. pp. 329-348.

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