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Empirical analysis of water market institutions: The 1991 California water market


  • Howitt, Richard E.


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  • Howitt, Richard E., 1994. "Empirical analysis of water market institutions: The 1991 California water market," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 357-371, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:resene:v:16:y:1994:i:4:p:357-371

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