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Market institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Marcel Fafchamps

Market institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

theory and evidence

by Marcel Fafchamps

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementMarcel Fafchamps.
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LC ClassificationsHC
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 521 p. :
Number of Pages521
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Open LibraryOL22572559M
ISBN 100262062364


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