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Resolving failures in recycling markets: the role of technological innovation

  • Francesco Nicolli


  • Nick Johnstone


  • Patrik Söderholm


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Article provided by Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS in its journal Environmental Economics and Policy Studies.

Volume (Year): 14 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 261-288

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Handle: RePEc:spr:envpol:v:14:y:2012:i:3:p:261-288
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