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Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty

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  • Gamanou, Gisele
  • Morduch, Jonathan

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  • Gamanou, Gisele & Morduch, Jonathan, 2002. "Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty," WIDER Working Paper Series 058, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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