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Equilibrating the Marriage Market in a Rapidly Growing Population: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

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  • Nizam Khan
  • Andrew D. Foster

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Paper provided by University of Pennsylvania in its series Home Pages with number _080.

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Date of creation: Apr 1994
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