Decomposing primary and secondary effects: A new decomposition method

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Decomposing primary and secondary effects : A new decomposition method. / Karlson, Kristian Bernt; Holm, Anders.

In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol. 29, No. 2, 06.2011, p. 221-237.

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Karlson, KB & Holm, A 2011, 'Decomposing primary and secondary effects: A new decomposition method', Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 221-237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2010.12.005

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Karlson, K. B., & Holm, A. (2011). Decomposing primary and secondary effects: A new decomposition method. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 29(2), 221-237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2010.12.005

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Karlson KB, Holm A. Decomposing primary and secondary effects: A new decomposition method. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 2011 Jun;29(2):221-237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2010.12.005

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Karlson, Kristian Bernt ; Holm, Anders. / Decomposing primary and secondary effects : A new decomposition method. In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. 2011 ; Vol. 29, No. 2. pp. 221-237.

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