On the nature of markets for the poor in urban locations by Santanu Gupta

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StatementSantanu Gupta.
SeriesWorking paper series on agriculture and the poor -- no. 24
ContributionsBazaar Chintan (Organization : New Delhi, India), International Development Enterprises (India)
LC ClassificationsHF5475.A-ZI.x2A-.x2ZB (H73)+
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Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL22503710M
LC Control Number2008330592

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