R. Quentin Grafton (email: email@example.com) and Tom Kompas are from the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
Pricing Sydney water*
Article first published online: 7 AUG 2007
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Volume 51, Issue 3, pages 227–241, September 2007
How to Cite
Grafton, R. Q. and Kompas, T. (2007), Pricing Sydney water. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 51: 227–241. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8489.2007.00390.x
An earlier version of this paper was presented at the February 2006 AARES meeting in Sydney. We are grateful to the helpful comments of two anonymous reviewers and also Jack Pezzey, Steve Dowrick and David Campbell. We also thank Quynh Nguyen and Pham Van Ha for valuable research assistance.
- Issue published online: 7 AUG 2007
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