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Published by IIED/UCL London Environmental Economics Centre in London .
Written in English

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StatementGregor Büchner...[et al].
SeriesLEEC paper -- DP 91-04
ContributionsInternational Institute for Environment and Development.
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Open LibraryOL20493557M

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