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The Effects of Children’s Migration on Elderly Kin’s Health: A Counterfactual Approach

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  • Randall Kuhn

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  • Bethany Everett
  • Rachel Silvey
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    Volume (Year): 48 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 183-209

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:48:y:2011:i:1:p:183-209

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    Keywords: Migration; Health; Left-behind; Mortality; Selection; Counterfactual framework;

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    1. Sangeetha Madhavan & Enid Schatz & Samuel Clark & Mark Collinson, 2012. "Child Mobility, Maternal Status, and Household Composition in Rural South Africa," Demography, Springer, vol. 49(2), pages 699-718, May.

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