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On Risk, Transactions, and Economic Development in the Semiarid Tropics


  • Bromley, Daniel W
  • Chavas, Jean-Paul


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  • Bromley, Daniel W & Chavas, Jean-Paul, 1989. "On Risk, Transactions, and Economic Development in the Semiarid Tropics," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 37(4), pages 719-736, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:ecdecc:v:37:y:1989:i:4:p:719-36

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