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School quality and cognitive achievement production: A case study for rural Pakistan

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  • Behrman, Jere R.
  • Khan, Shahrukh
  • Ross, David
  • Sabot, Richard

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  • Behrman, Jere R. & Khan, Shahrukh & Ross, David & Sabot, Richard, 1997. "School quality and cognitive achievement production: A case study for rural Pakistan," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 127-142, April.
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