Rural-urban and regional migration in Ghana
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Published by Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, University of Ghana in Legon .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Ghana.

Subjects:

  • Rural-urban migration -- Ghana.,
  • Migration, Internal -- Ghana.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 35-36.

Statementby Kodwo Ewusi.
SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, University of Ghana ; no. 1, Discussion paper (University of Ghana. Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research) ;, no. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB2126.8.A3 E98
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4293639M
LC Control Number78321437

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