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Kinship ties, social networks, and segmented labor markets: evidence from the construction sector in Egypt

  • Assaad, Ragui
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

    Volume (Year): 52 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 1-30

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