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Can information alone change behavior? Response to arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh

  • Madajewicz, Malgosia
  • Pfaff, Alexander
  • van Geen, Alexander
  • Graziano, Joseph
  • Hussein, Iftikhar
  • Momotaj, Hasina
  • Sylvi, Roksana
  • Ahsan, Habibul
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    Volume (Year): 84 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (November)
    Pages: 731-754

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:84:y:2007:i:2:p:731-754
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