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Do Standards of Living Converge? A Cross-country Study

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  • Krishna Mazumdar, 2003. "Do Standards of Living Converge? A Cross-country Study," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 64(1), pages 29-50, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:64:y:2003:i:1:p:29-50
    DOI: 10.1023/A:1024736308509
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