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The development push of refugees : evidence from Tanzania. / Maystadt, Jean-Francois; Duranton, Gilles.

In: Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 19, No. 2, 01.03.2019, p. 299–334.

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Maystadt, J-F & Duranton, G 2019, 'The development push of refugees: evidence from Tanzania', Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 299–334. https://doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lby020

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Maystadt, J-F., & Duranton, G. (2019). The development push of refugees: evidence from Tanzania. Journal of Economic Geography, 19(2), 299–334. https://doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lby020

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Maystadt J-F, Duranton G. The development push of refugees: evidence from Tanzania. Journal of Economic Geography. 2019 Mar 1;19(2):299–334. https://doi.org/10.1093/jeg/lby020

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Maystadt, Jean-Francois ; Duranton, Gilles. / The development push of refugees : evidence from Tanzania. In: Journal of Economic Geography. 2019 ; Vol. 19, No. 2. pp. 299–334.

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