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Subsidies, selectivity and the returns to education in urban Papua New Guinea

  • Gibson, John
  • Fatai, Osaiasi Koliniusi

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 133-146

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