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Valuing water quality improvements in the United States using meta-analysis: Is the glass half-full or half-empty for national policy analysis?

  • Van Houtven, George
  • Powers, John
  • Pattanayak, Subhrendu K.

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Volume (Year): 29 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 206-228

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