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Environmental Accounting for Sustainable Development (Unep-World Bank Symposium)

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Published by World Bank .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources,
  • National income,
  • Environmental impact analysis,
  • Accounting,
  • Environmental Economics,
  • Economic development,
  • Business/Economics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsErnst Lutz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9399638M
    ISBN 100821312243
    ISBN 109780821312247


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