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The Impact of Household Participation in Community Based Organizations on Child Health and Education in Rural India

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The Impact of Household Participation in Community Based Organizations on Child Health and Education in Rural India. / Vaidya, Mugdha; Katoch, Meghna; Datta Gupta, Nabanita.

Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2015.

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Vaidya, M., Katoch, M., & Datta Gupta, N. (2015). The Impact of Household Participation in Community Based Organizations on Child Health and Education in Rural India. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. Economics Working Papers, No. 2015-08

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Vaidya, Mugdha, Meghna Katoch, and Nabanita Datta Gupta The Impact of Household Participation in Community Based Organizations on Child Health and Education in Rural India. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. (Economics Working Papers; Journal number 2015-08). 2015., 95 p.

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Vaidya, Mugdha ; Katoch, Meghna ; Datta Gupta, Nabanita. / The Impact of Household Participation in Community Based Organizations on Child Health and Education in Rural India. Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2015. (Economics Working Papers; No. 2015-08).

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