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Science Labor Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Disparity in Preferences?

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  • Juliet U. Elu & Gregory N. Price, 2017. "Science Labor Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Disparity in Preferences?," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 29(3), pages 367-375, September.
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