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COST FUNCTIONS

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Definition:
Cost functions plot, for each type of measure, the cost per unit of avoided pollutant against the volume of avoided pollutants.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 9.38.

Created on Monday, July 04, 2005

Last updated on Monday, July 04, 2005