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Educational Inequalities between Siblings: Evidence from Six Sub-Saharan African Countries

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  • Hady Senghor
  • François-Charles Wolff

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  • Hady Senghor & François-Charles Wolff, 2017. "Educational Inequalities between Siblings: Evidence from Six Sub-Saharan African Countries," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 29(2), pages 223-236, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:afrdev:v:29:y:2017:i:2:p:223-236
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