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Managing water supply shortage

Chi-Keung Woo

Managing water supply shortage

interruption vs. pricing

by Chi-Keung Woo

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Published by City Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Department of Economics and Finance in Kowloon, HongKong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply.,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Supply and demand.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p13-15).

    StatementChi-Keung Woo.
    SeriesWorking paper series (City Polytechnic of Hong Kong. Department of Economics and Finance) -- no.37
    ContributionsCity Polytechnic of Hong Kong. Department of Economics and Finance.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22,4p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16654566M

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