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Equilibrating the Marriage Market in a Rapidly Growing Population: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

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  • Nizam Khan
  • Andrew D. Foster

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  • Nizam Khan & Andrew D. Foster, 1994. "Equilibrating the Marriage Market in a Rapidly Growing Population: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh," Home Pages _080, University of Pennsylvania.
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    1. Anderson, K.S., 2000. "Why the Marriage Squeeze Cannot Cause Dowry Inflation," Discussion Paper 2000-86, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.

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