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Poverty and economic development: not as direct as it may seem

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  • Mehanna, Rock-Antoine
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 33 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 217-228

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:soceco:v:33:y:2004:i:2:p:217-228

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    1. Baharom, A.H. & Habibullah, M.S., 2008. "Crime and Income Inequality: The Case of Malaysia," MPRA Paper 11871, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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