What can new survey data tell us about recent changes in distribution and poverty?, Issue 1694
Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen, World Bank. Policy Research Dept. Poverty and Human Resources Division
World Bank, Policy Research Dept., Poverty and Human Resources Divions, 1996 - Social Science - 36 pages
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