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Heterogeneity, social esteem and feasibility of collective action

  • Platteau, Jean-Philippe
  • Seki, Erika

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 83 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (July)
Pages: 302-325

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