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Weak and strong sustainability in the SEEA: Concepts and measurement

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  • Dietz, Simon
  • Neumayer, Eric

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

Volume (Year): 61 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (March)
Pages: 617-626

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:61:y:2007:i:4:p:617-626

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