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Untested Hypotheses in Non-Renewable Resource Economics

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The present paper reviews the literature on the empirical implications of the Hotelling rule and suggests directions for further research in this area. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

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  • Cees Withagen, 1998. "Untested Hypotheses in Non-Renewable Resource Economics," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 11(3), pages 623-634, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:11:y:1998:i:3:p:623-634
    DOI: 10.1023/A:1008204107510
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