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Remittances and Reputations in Hawala Money- Transfer Systems: Self-Enforcing Exchange on an International Scale

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  • Emily C. Schaeffer, 2008. "Remittances and Reputations in Hawala Money- Transfer Systems: Self-Enforcing Exchange on an International Scale," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 24(Fall 2008), pages 95-117.
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