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Political Economy and Natural Resource Use


  • Deacon, Robert
  • Mueller, Bernardo


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  • Deacon, Robert & Mueller, Bernardo, 2004. "Political Economy and Natural Resource Use," University of California at Santa Barbara, Economics Working Paper Series qt68g1n1v8, Department of Economics, UC Santa Barbara.
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