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Voluntary environmental programs: A comparative perspective


  • Aseem Prakash
  • Matthew Potoski


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  • Aseem Prakash & Matthew Potoski, 2012. "Voluntary environmental programs: A comparative perspective," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(1), pages 123-138, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:jpamgt:v:31:y:2012:i:1:p:123-138

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