Heterogeneity and Microeconometrics Modelling

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Heterogeneity and Microeconometrics Modelling. / Browning, Martin; Carro, Jesus.

Cph. : Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2006.

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Browning, M & Carro, J 2006 'Heterogeneity and Microeconometrics Modelling' Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Cph.

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Browning, M., & Carro, J. (2006). Heterogeneity and Microeconometrics Modelling. Cph.: Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.

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Browning M, Carro J. Heterogeneity and Microeconometrics Modelling. Cph.: Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen. 2006.

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Browning, Martin ; Carro, Jesus. / Heterogeneity and Microeconometrics Modelling. Cph. : Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2006.

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