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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Income -- China -- Regional disparities,
  • Income distribution -- China

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementXubei Luo, Nong Zhu.
SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4700, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4700.
ContributionsZhu, Nong., World Bank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23579196M
LC Control Number2009655710

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