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Social Trust and the Growth of Schooling

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Social Trust and the Growth of Schooling. / Bjørnskov, Christian.

In: Economics of Education Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2009, p. 249-257.

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Bjørnskov, C 2009, 'Social Trust and the Growth of Schooling', Economics of Education Review, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 249-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2006.09.013

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Bjørnskov, Christian. / Social Trust and the Growth of Schooling. In: Economics of Education Review. 2009 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 249-257.

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