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Migration, Diasporas and Culture : An Empirical Investigation

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COLLIER, Paul, Anke HOEFFLER, 2018. Migration, Diasporas and Culture : An Empirical Investigation. In: Kyklos. 71(1), pp. 86-109. ISSN 0023-5962. eISSN 1467-6435. Available under: doi: 10.1111/kykl.12163

@article{Collier2018-02Migra-45241, title={Migration, Diasporas and Culture : An Empirical Investigation}, year={2018}, doi={10.1111/kykl.12163}, number={1}, volume={71}, issn={0023-5962}, journal={Kyklos}, pages={86--109}, author={Collier, Paul and Hoeffler, Anke} }

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