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Reconciling sustainability and discounting in Cost-Benefit Analysis: A methodological proposal

  • Saez, Carmen Almansa
  • Requena, Javier Calatrava
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

    Volume (Year): 60 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 4 (February)
    Pages: 712-725

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