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Testing for significance of poverty differences with application to Côte d"Ivoire by Nanak Kakwani

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Côte d"Ivoire


  • Poor -- Côte d"Ivoire -- Statistical methods.,
  • Households -- Côte d"Ivoire -- Statistical methods.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 39).

StatementNanak Kakwani.
SeriesLSMS working paper,, no. 62
LC ClassificationsHC1025.Z9 P615 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2225757M
ISBN 100821314262
LC Control Number89070647

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