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Rural–Urban Migration and Cross-National Variation in Infant Mortality in Less Developed Countries

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  • D. Omariba

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  • Michael Boyle

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Population Research and Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 29 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 275-296

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:29:y:2010:i:3:p:275-296

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    Keywords: Infant mortality; Cross-national variation; Complementary log–log models; Less developed countries; Multilevel modeling; Rural–urban migration;

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