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Measures of effective literacy: a theoretical note

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  • Mukherjee, Diganta
  • Gupta, Manash Ranjan

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  • Mukherjee, Diganta & Gupta, Manash Ranjan, 2003. "Measures of effective literacy: a theoretical note," ISER Working Paper Series 2003-10, Institute for Social and Economic Research.
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    4. Mitra, Tapan, 2002. "On Literacy Rankings," Working Papers 02-16, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics.
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