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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics & Human Biology.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 339-366

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:3:y:2005:i:3:p:339-366
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