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The Value of Statistical Life and the Economics of Landmine Clearance in Developing Countries

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  • Gibson, John
  • Barns, Sandra
  • Cameron, Michael
  • Lim, Steven
  • Scrimgeour, Frank
  • Tressler, John

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
Pages: 512-531

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:35:y:2007:i:3:p:512-531

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  1. N. Yaduma & M. Kortelainen & A. Wossink, 2012. "Estimating Mortality and Economic Costs of Particulate Air Pollution in Developing Countries: The Case of Nigeria," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 1223, Economics, The University of Manchester.
  2. Till Bärnighausen & David E. Bloom, 2007. ""Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS Health Workers: Educating and Retaining the Workforce to Provide Antiretroviral Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa," NBER Working Papers 13396, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Jaldell, Henrik & Lebnak, P & Anurak, A & Krongkan, B & Khanisthar, P, 2013. "Time is money, but how much? The monetary value of response time for Thai ambulance emergency services," Karlstad University Working Papers in Economics 8, Department of Economics, Karlstad University.

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