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Comparing private and government schools in India : the devil is in the maths. / Kumar, Sunil Mitra.

In: Applied Economic Letters, 2018, p. 409-414 .

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Kumar, SM 2018, 'Comparing private and government schools in India: the devil is in the maths', Applied Economic Letters, pp. 409-414 . https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.1327118

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Kumar, S. M. (2018). Comparing private and government schools in India: the devil is in the maths. Applied Economic Letters, 409-414 . https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.1327118

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Kumar SM. Comparing private and government schools in India: the devil is in the maths. Applied Economic Letters. 2018;409-414 . https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.1327118

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Kumar, Sunil Mitra. / Comparing private and government schools in India : the devil is in the maths. In: Applied Economic Letters. 2018 ; pp. 409-414 .

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