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Rural inequality, wage employment and labour market formation in Africa : historical and micro-level evidence

  • Oya, Carlos

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Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 458221.

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Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Publication status: Published in Working paper series, International Labour Office.
Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:458221
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