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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Japan.


  • Nuclear industry -- Cost effectiveness,
  • Nuclear energy -- Economic aspects,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Cost of operation,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- Great Britain,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- Japan

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [113]-119) and index.

StatementWarren Young.
SeriesTopics in regulatory economics and policy series, Topics in regulatory economics and policy.
LC ClassificationsHD9698.A2 Y68 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL370442M
ISBN 10079238329X
LC Control Number98031166

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