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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by forest protection the transaction costs of REDD by Lee J. Alston

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


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Edition Notes

StatementLee J. Alston, Krister Andersson
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 16756, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 16756.
ContributionsAndersson, Krister, National Bureau of Economic Research
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24851654M
LC Control Number2011655977

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