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Women-headed households and household welfare: An empirical deconstruction for Uganda

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  • Appleton, Simon, 1996. "Women-headed households and household welfare: An empirical deconstruction for Uganda," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 24(12), pages 1811-1827, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:24:y:1996:i:12:p:1811-1827
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    18. Lambert,Sylvie & Van De Walle,Dominique & Villar,Paola, 2017. "Marital trajectories and women's well-being in Senegal," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8230, The World Bank.
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