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When green isn't mean: economic theory and the heuristics of the impact of environmental regulations on competitiveness and opportunity cost

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

Volume (Year): 36 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 31-44

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:36:y:2001:i:1:p:31-44
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