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Indigenous Language Skills and the Labor Market in a Developing Economy: Bolivia

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  • Chiswick, Barry R
  • Patrinos, Harry Anthony
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  • Chiswick, Barry R & Patrinos, Harry Anthony & Hurst, Michael E, 2000. "Indigenous Language Skills and the Labor Market in a Developing Economy: Bolivia," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 48(2), pages 349-367, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:ecdecc:v:48:y:2000:i:2:p:349-67
    DOI: 10.1086/452462
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