Cost-Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Environmental economics,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Management - General,
  • Water Supply,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics

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ContributionsRoy Brouwer (Editor), David Pearce (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9699120M
ISBN 101847202349
ISBN 109781847202345
OCLC/WorldCa75714056

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