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Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Data and New Insights from Anthropometric Estimates

  • Moradi, Alexander
  • Baten, Joerg

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
Issue (Month): 8 (August)
Pages: 1233-1265

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