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Economic evaluation and the environment a methodological discussion with particular reference to developing countries by Cooper, Charles

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English



  • Developing countries


  • Environmental policy -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Environmental policy -- Developing countries -- Cost effectiveness.

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Edition Notes

StatementCharles Cooper.
ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme.
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 C654
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. ;
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3844220M
ISBN 100340265558
LC Control Number81160398

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