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Sustainable welfare in the Asia-Pacific

Philip A. Lawn

Sustainable welfare in the Asia-Pacific

studies using the genuine progress indicator

by Philip A. Lawn

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development -- Asia,
  • Economic development -- Pacific Area,
  • Sustainable development -- Asia,
  • Sustainable development -- Pacific Area,
  • Public welfare -- Asia,
  • Public welfare -- Pacific Area

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Philip Lawn and Matthew Clarke.
    SeriesAdvances in ecological economics
    ContributionsLawn, Philip A., Clarke, Matthew, Dr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC412 .S87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 378 p. ;
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23152718M
    ISBN 101847205011
    ISBN 109781847205018
    LC Control Number2008927957

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