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Environmental policy in a market economy selected papers from the Congress "Environmental Policy in a Market Economy", Wageningen, Netherlands, 8-11 September 1987 by

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Published by Pudoc in Wageningen .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental policy -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementFrank J. Dietz and Willem J.M. Heijman (editors).
ContributionsDietz, Frank, 1956-, Heijman, Willem., Congress "Environmental Policy in a Market Economy" (1987 : Wageningen, Netherlands)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 E5787 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2117366M
ISBN 109022009416
LC Control Number88173791
OCLC/WorldCa18593880

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