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Combining disparate data sources for improved poverty prediction and mapping

Bibliographic reference Pokhriyal, Neeti ; Jacques, Damien Christophe. Combining disparate data sources for improved poverty prediction and mapping. In: Proceedings of the National academy of sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 114, no. 46, p. E9783-E9792 (26.09.2017)
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