Commentary: The Stern Review's Economics of Climate Change

@article{Dasgupta2007CommentaryTS,
  title={Commentary: The Stern Review's Economics of Climate Change},
  author={Partha Dasgupta},
  journal={National Institute Economic Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={199},
  pages={4 - 7}
}
  • P. Dasgupta
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Economics
  • National Institute Economic Review
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