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Violence, Selection and Infant Mortality in Congo. / Dagnelie, Olivier; De Luca, Giacomo; Maystadt, Jean-François.

In: Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 59, 05.2018, p. 153-177.

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Dagnelie, O, De Luca, G & Maystadt, J-F 2018, 'Violence, Selection and Infant Mortality in Congo', Journal of Health Economics, vol. 59, pp. 153-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2018.02.004

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Dagnelie, O., De Luca, G., & Maystadt, J-F. (2018). Violence, Selection and Infant Mortality in Congo. Journal of Health Economics, 59, 153-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2018.02.004

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Dagnelie O, De Luca G, Maystadt J-F. Violence, Selection and Infant Mortality in Congo. Journal of Health Economics. 2018 May;59:153-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2018.02.004

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Dagnelie, Olivier ; De Luca, Giacomo ; Maystadt, Jean-François. / Violence, Selection and Infant Mortality in Congo. In: Journal of Health Economics. 2018 ; Vol. 59. pp. 153-177.

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