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Economics Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 870714, 13 pages
Alcohol Consumption and Its Adverse Effects in Poland in Years 1950–2005
1College of Business, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
2Department of Econometrics, University of Economics, 40-226 Katowice, Poland
Received 20 December 2010; Accepted 12 February 2011
Academic Editor: Colin C. Williams
Copyright © 2011 Agnieszka Bielinska-Kwapisz and Zofia Mielecka-Kubien. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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