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Why Are We Worried About Income? Nearly Everything that Matters is Converging

  • Kenny, Charles

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 1-19

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