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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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  • Malhotra, Anju & DeGraff, Deborah S., 1997. "Entry versus success in the labor force: Young women's employment in Sri Lanka," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 379-394, March.
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