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Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept: How Much Can They Differ?


  • Hanemann, W Michael


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  • Hanemann, W Michael, 1991. "Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept: How Much Can They Differ?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 81(3), pages 635-647, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:81:y:1991:i:3:p:635-47

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