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The concept of sustainable development: An evaluation of its usefulness ten years after Brundtland

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  • Giles Atkinson

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  • David Pearce & Giles Atkinson, 1998. "The concept of sustainable development: An evaluation of its usefulness ten years after Brundtland," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 134(III), pages 251-269, September.
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