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Differences in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan U.S. Family Income Inequality: A Cross-County Comparison

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  • Levernier, William
  • Partridge, Mark D.
  • Rickman, Dan S.

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  • Levernier, William & Partridge, Mark D. & Rickman, Dan S., 1998. "Differences in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan U.S. Family Income Inequality: A Cross-County Comparison," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 272-290, September.
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