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On the life cycle metaphor: where ecology and economics diverge

  • Ayres, Robert U.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

    Volume (Year): 48 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 4 (April)
    Pages: 425-438

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