Culture, economics and sustainability

  title={Culture, economics and sustainability},
  author={David Throsby},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Economics},
  • D. Throsby
  • Published 1 September 1995
  • Economics
  • Journal of Cultural Economics
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  • F. Sabatini
  • Economics
    European Journal of Sustainable Development
  • 2019
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