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Rural–Urban Migration and Cross-National Variation in Infant Mortality in Less Developed Countries

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  • D. Omariba

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  • D. Omariba & Michael Boyle, 2010. "Rural–Urban Migration and Cross-National Variation in Infant Mortality in Less Developed Countries," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 29(3), pages 275-296, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:29:y:2010:i:3:p:275-296
    DOI: 10.1007/s11113-009-9140-y
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