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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- Evaluation,
  • Decision making

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-326) and index

Statementedited by John Loomis, Gloria Helfand
SeriesThe economics of non-market goods and resources -- v. 1
ContributionsHelfand, Gloria E
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE170 .E57669 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17061195M
ISBN 100792365003
LC Control Number2001045951

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