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Rural market imperfections and the farm size-- productivity relationship: Evidence from Pakistan

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 26 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 10 (October)
    Pages: 1807-1826

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:26:y:1998:i:10:p:1807-1826
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