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Do international migration and remittances reduce poverty in developing countries?

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  • Adams, Richard Jr.
  • Page, John

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
Issue (Month): 10 (October)
Pages: 1645-1669

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:33:y:2005:i:10:p:1645-1669

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