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Does welfare play any role in female headship decisions?

  • Williamson Hoyne, Hilary
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

    Volume (Year): 65 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 89-117

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