The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Economic Development: Common Misconceptions

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The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Economic Development : Common Misconceptions. / Ashraf, Quamrul H.; Klemp, Marc; Galor, Oded.

I: SSRN: Social Science Research Network , 18.12.2018.

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Ashraf, QH, Klemp, M & Galor, O 2018, 'The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Economic Development: Common Misconceptions', SSRN: Social Science Research Network . https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3293035

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Ashraf, Q. H., Klemp, M., & Galor, O. (2018). The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Economic Development: Common Misconceptions. SSRN: Social Science Research Network . https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3293035

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Ashraf QH, Klemp M, Galor O. The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Economic Development: Common Misconceptions. SSRN: Social Science Research Network . 2018 dec 18. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3293035

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Ashraf, Quamrul H. ; Klemp, Marc ; Galor, Oded. / The Out of Africa Hypothesis of Comparative Economic Development : Common Misconceptions. I: SSRN: Social Science Research Network . 2018.

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