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Welfare and Distribution Effects of Water Pricing Policies

  • Arjan Ruijs


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    Article provided by European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in its journal Environmental and Resource Economics.

    Volume (Year): 43 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 161-182

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:43:y:2009:i:2:p:161-182
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