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Household Risk, Self-Insurance and Coping Strategies in Urban Argentina

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 15467.

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    Date of creation: Oct 2001
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    1. Gabriela Inchauste & Ana Corbacho & Mercedes Garcia-Escribano, 2003. "Argentina," IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund 03/89, International Monetary Fund.

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