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Private pension issues by Ray Schmitt

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • Old age pensions -- United States,
  • Pensions -- United States,
  • Social security -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ray Schmitt, Specialist in Social Legislation
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1980-81, reel 11, fr. 0060
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15451818M

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