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The Use of Instrumental Variables in Peer Effects Models. / von Hinke, Stephanie; Leckie, George; Nicoletti, Cheti.

In: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 04.02.2019.

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von Hinke S, Leckie G, Nicoletti C. The Use of Instrumental Variables in Peer Effects Models. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 2019 Feb 4. https://doi.org/10.1111/obes.12299

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von Hinke, Stephanie ; Leckie, George ; Nicoletti, Cheti. / The Use of Instrumental Variables in Peer Effects Models. In: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 2019.

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