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The consequences of persistent inequality on social capital : a municipal-level analysis of blood donation data. / Oto-Peralías, Daniel; Romero-Ávila, Diego.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 151, 02.2017, p. 53-57.

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Oto-Peralías, D & Romero-Ávila, D 2017, 'The consequences of persistent inequality on social capital: a municipal-level analysis of blood donation data', Economics Letters, vol. 151, pp. 53-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.11.037

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Oto-Peralías, D., & Romero-Ávila, D. (2017). The consequences of persistent inequality on social capital: a municipal-level analysis of blood donation data. Economics Letters, 151, 53-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.11.037

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Oto-Peralías D, Romero-Ávila D. The consequences of persistent inequality on social capital: a municipal-level analysis of blood donation data. Economics Letters. 2017 Feb;151:53-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.11.037

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Oto-Peralías, Daniel ; Romero-Ávila, Diego. / The consequences of persistent inequality on social capital : a municipal-level analysis of blood donation data. In: Economics Letters. 2017 ; Vol. 151. pp. 53-57.

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