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Estimating the impact of peer group effects on socioeconomic outcomes: Does the distribution of peer group characteristics matter?

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  • Glewwe, Paul, 1997. "Estimating the impact of peer group effects on socioeconomic outcomes: Does the distribution of peer group characteristics matter?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 39-43, February.
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