Comparative Evolution of Child, Youth and Elderly Poverty in Europe

Juan J. Fernández, Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Carlos III University, Madrid.

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Juan J. Fernández, Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences , Carlos III University, Madrid.

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