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Role of university resource economists

Role of university resource economists

proceedings of a conference sponsored by NCR-111, a North Central Regional Research Strategy Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Policy held in Lincoln, Nebraska, November 5-6, 1984.

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Published by Agricultural Research Division, University of Nebraska--Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture & Natural Resources in [Lincoln, Neb.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges -- Faculty -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural economists -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / Department of Agricultural Economics ;, no. 146, Report (University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dept. of Agricultural Economics) ;, no. 146.
    ContributionsNorth Central Research Committee 111--Natural Resource Use and Environmental Policy (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/12863 (S)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2497747M
    LC Control Number87622903
    OCLC/WorldCa18456916

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