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General equilibrium treatment effects a study of tuition policy by James J. Heckman

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementJames J. Heckman, Lance Lochner, Christopher Taber.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6426, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6426.
ContributionsLochner, Lance., Taber, Christopher., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22403861M

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