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Valuing future life and future lives: A framework for understanding discounting

  • Frederick, Shane
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    Volume (Year): 27 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 667-680

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:joepsy:v:27:y:2006:i:5:p:667-680
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