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Son Preference and Child Labor in Nepal: The Household Impact of Sending Girls to Work

  • Koolwal, Gayatri B.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 5 (May)
    Pages: 881-903

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:35:y:2007:i:5:p:881-903
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