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Resource economics

Jon M. Conrad

Resource economics

by Jon M. Conrad

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJon M. Conrad
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC59.15 .C656 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478692M
ISBN 100521874955, 0521697670
ISBN 109780521874953, 9780521697675
LC Control Number2010014626
OCLC/WorldCa605020147

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