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The Effects of Proximity and Transportation on Developing Country Population Migrations

  • Robert E. B. Lucas

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    (Institute for Economic Development, Bostom Imiversity)

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Paper provided by Boston University - Department of Economics in its series Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series with number dp-111.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2000
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