Comparing price and non-price approaches to urban water conservation
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Comparing price and non-price approaches to urban water conservation by Sheila M. Olmstead

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementSheila M. Olmstead, Robert N. Stavins.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14147, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14147.
ContributionsStavins, R. N. 1948-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL17088486M
LC Control Number2008610963

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