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Status-seeking and material affluence: evaluating the Hirsch hypothesis

  • Brekke, Kjell Arne
  • Howarth, Richard B.
  • Nyborg, Karine

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

Volume (Year): 45 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 29-39

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:45:y:2003:i:1:p:29-39
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