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Real options and demographic decisions


  • Iyer, Sriya
  • Velu, Chander


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  • Iyer, Sriya & Velu, Chander, 2006. "Real options and demographic decisions," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 80(1), pages 39-58, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:80:y:2006:i:1:p:39-58

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