Sustainability Dynamics and Uncertainty (Economics, Energy and Environment) by

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  • Environmental Economics,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Economic development,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Economics - General,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Sustainable development

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ContributionsG. Chichilnisky (Editor), Geoffrey G.M. Heal (Editor), A. Vercelli (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7808469M
ISBN 10079234698X
ISBN 109780792346982

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