Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy

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Inequality in China : Development, transition, and policy. / Li, Shi; Sicular, Terry; Tarp, Finn.

2018.

Publikation: Working paperForskning

Harvard

Li, S, Sicular, T & Tarp, F 2018 'Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy'.

APA

Li, S., Sicular, T., & Tarp, F. (2018). Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy. UNU WIDER Working Paper Series, Nr. 174, Bind. 2018

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Li S, Sicular T, Tarp F. Inequality in China: Development, transition, and policy. 2018 dec.

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Li, Shi ; Sicular, Terry ; Tarp, Finn. / Inequality in China : Development, transition, and policy. 2018. (UNU WIDER Working Paper Series; Nr. 174, Bind 2018).

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