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close this bookInvesting in Young Children (WB; 1995; 64 pages)
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Investing in Young Children

Mary Eming Young

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Investing In Young Children
Mary Eming Young

World Bank Discussion Papers

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Mary Eming Young is a public health specialist in the World Bank's Population, Health, and Nutrition Department.

Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Young, Mary E., 1955 -
Investing in young children / Mary E. Young. p. cm. — (World Bank discussion papers; 275)
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

ISBN 0-8213-3171-X
1. Child care services—Developing countries.
2. Economic assistance—Developing countries.
3. World Bank—Developing countries.
I. Title.
II. Series.
HQ778.5.Y68 1995 362.7—dc20
94-45699 CIP

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