Some neglected political economy aspects of natural resource accounting

a partial equilibrium example using non-renewable resources by Michael Harris

Publisher: University of Melbourne Department of Economics in Parkville, Victoria

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 16).

Statementby Michael Harris.
SeriesResearch papers / University of Melbourne Department of Economics -- No. 409
ContributionsUniversity of Melbourne. Department of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination[17]p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL17303174M

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