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Do television and radio destroy social capital? evidence from Indonesian villages by Benjamin A. Olken

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

Subjects:

  • Social capital (Sociology) -- Indonesia,
  • Television -- Indonesia -- Mathematical models,
  • Radio -- Indonesia -- Mathematical models

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBenjamin A. Olken.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12561., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12561.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17631626M
OCLC/WorldCa74174348

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