Water-resource development

the economics of project evaluation.
  • 300 Pages
  • 1.33 MB
  • English
Harvard University Press , Cambridge
Water resources development -- United St
SeriesHarvard economic studies -- v. 104.
LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 E25
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 300 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17765082M

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