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Finance and Poverty in Ethiopia: A Household Level Analysis

  • Geda, Alemayehu
  • Shimeles, Abebe
  • Zerfu, Daniel

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2006/51.

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Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2006-51
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