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Income Risk and Welfare Status of Rural Households in Nigeria: Ekiti State as a Test Case

  • Oluwatayo, I.B.

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper RP2004/61.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 2004
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2004-61
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