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Environmental risks, the judgment-proof problem and financial responsibility

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  • Bidénam Kambia-Chopin

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Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

Volume (Year): 30 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 77-87

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Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:30:y:2010:i:2:p:77-87

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Keywords: Alternative risk transfer; Environmental risk; Financial responsibility; Judgment-proof problem; Moral hazard; D21; D82; K13; K32;

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