Testing for the separability of commodity demands from male and female labour supply
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Published by University College in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Martin Browning and CostasMeghir.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- 89-05
ContributionsMeghir, Costas., University College, London. Department of Economics.
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Open LibraryOL14867952M

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