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Parental choice and school quality when peer and scale effects matter

  • O'Shaughnessy, Terry
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

    Volume (Year): 26 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 4 (August)
    Pages: 501-515

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