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The economics of rotating savings and credit associations: evidence from the Jamaican 'Partner'

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  • Handa, Sudhanshu
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  • Handa, Sudhanshu & Kirton, Claremont, 1999. "The economics of rotating savings and credit associations: evidence from the Jamaican 'Partner'," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 60(1), pages 173-194, October.
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