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Behavioural Economics, Hyperbolic Discounting and Environmental Policy

  • Cameron Hepburn

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  • Stephen Duncan

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  • Antonis Papachristodoulou

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

Volume (Year): 46 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 189-206

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