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Labor supply, the family and poverty: the S-shaped labor supply curve

  • Dessing, Maryke
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 49 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 433-458

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