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The Perverse Effects of High Brideprices

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  • Platteau, Jean-Philippe
  • Gaspart, Frederic

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
Issue (Month): 7 (July)
Pages: 1221-1236

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:35:y:2007:i:7:p:1221-1236

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  1. Nazia Mansoor, 2011. "Marriage payments and bargaining power of women in rural Bangladesh," Studies in Economics 1119, Department of Economics, University of Kent.

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