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Evidence from Africa on the intrasectoral allocation of social sector expenditures (Working paper)

David E. Sahn

Evidence from Africa on the intrasectoral allocation of social sector expenditures (Working paper)

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Published by Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program .
Written in English


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Number of Pages47
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ISBN 101564011453
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Evidence from Africa on the intrasectoral allocation of social sector expenditures (Working paper) by David E. Sahn Download PDF EPUB FB2

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