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The size distribution of Chinese cities

  • Anderson, Gordon
  • Ge, Ying
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Regional Science and Urban Economics.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 6 (November)
    Pages: 756-776

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