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The Choice of Principal Variables for Computing some Measures of Human Well-being

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  • Abdella Abdou

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  • Tomson Ogwang & Abdella Abdou, 2003. "The Choice of Principal Variables for Computing some Measures of Human Well-being," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 64(1), pages 139-152, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:64:y:2003:i:1:p:139-152 DOI: 10.1023/A:1024788123572
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