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Concepts of efficiency in ecological economics: Sisyphus and the decision maker

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  • Jollands, Nigel, 2006. "Concepts of efficiency in ecological economics: Sisyphus and the decision maker," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(3), pages 359-372, March.
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