The estimation of poverty trends in post-independence Namibia by Matthias Schmidt

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  • Poverty -- Namibia -- Measurement,
  • Poverty -- Namibia -- Methodology

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Statementby Schmidt Matthias.
SeriesIPPR briefing paper -- no. 45
LC ClassificationsHC940.N (Namibia)+
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL24104578M
LC Control Number2009319945

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