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Health human capital and economic growth in Sub-Saharan African and OECD countries

  • Gyimah-Brempong, Kwabena
  • Wilson, Mark

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.

Volume (Year): 44 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 296-320

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