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  • Dagenais, Denyse L.

    (Institut d’économie appliquée, École des Hautes Études Commerciales)

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    Thoughts inspired by a fable written by Georges Duhamel entitled "Les Confitures", on the difficulties encountered by economists responsible for performing cost benefit analyses as well as on their role in society. Réflexions à partir d’une fable de Georges Duhamel intitulée « Les confitures », sur les difficultés auxquelles se heurtent les économistes qui se livrent à une analyse avantages-coûts et sur les exigences de leur rôle dans la société.

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    Article provided by Société Canadienne de Science Economique in its journal L'Actualité économique.

    Volume (Year): 71 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 3 (septembre)
    Pages: 277-290

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    Handle: RePEc:ris:actuec:v:71:y:1995:i:3:p:277-290

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