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Language skills and earnings: Evidence from a pre-industrial economy in the Bolivian Amazon

  • Godoy, Ricardo
  • Reyes-Garcia, Victoria
  • Seyfried, Craig
  • Huanca, Tomas
  • Leonard, William R.
  • McDade, Thomas
  • Tanner, Susan
  • Vadez, Vincent
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    Volume (Year): 26 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 349-360

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