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Entry versus success in the labor force: Young women's employment in Sri Lanka

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  • Malhotra, Anju
  • DeGraff, Deborah S.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 25 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 3 (March)
    Pages: 379-394

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:25:y:1997:i:3:p:379-394
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