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Prospects for nuclear power by Lucas W. Davis

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

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StatementLucas W. Davis
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 17674, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 17674.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25214214M
LC Control Number2011657552

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