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Ill-health, savings and portfolio choices in developing economies

  • Kochar, Anjini
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

    Volume (Year): 73 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 257-285

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:73:y:2004:i:1:p:257-285
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