Searching for uncertain benefits and the conservation of biological diversity
This paper describes a model under which the maximization of option value leads to a preference for biological diversity arising from potential substitutability among species. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993
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Volume (Year): 3 (1993)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
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