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Poverty and the welfare costs of risk associated with globalization

  • Ligon, Ethan

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 34 (2006)
Issue (Month): 8 (August)
Pages: 1446-1457

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:34:y:2006:i:8:p:1446-1457
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