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The political economy of school choice: linking theory and evidence

  • Cohen-Zada, Danny
  • Justman, Moshe

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Urban Economics.

Volume (Year): 54 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 277-308

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