Giuseppe DiVita

University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

Full Professor

Corso Italia no. 55

Catania 95129, Catania

Italy

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Renewable Resources and Waste Recycling

Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 2004, FEEM Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Endogenous growth, renewable resources, secondary materials, waste recycling

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An Extension of the Engel Aggregation Condition

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Competitiveness of Agro-Food and Environmental Economy (CAFEE'12)

1st International conference 'Competitiveness of agro-food and environmental economy’, Volume 1, Issue 2012
Number of pages: 552 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Gabriel Popescu, Nicolae Istudor, Irina Petrescu, Bogdan Lucov, Marek Wigier, Diego Begalli, Roberta Capitello, Dan Boboc, Branko Mihailović, Radovan Pejanovic, Vesna Paraušić, Bran Mariana, Biljana Grujić, Nataša Kljajić, Predrag Vuković, Iwona Szczepaniak, Mirosława Tereszczuk, Angelica Bacescu-Carbunaru, Monica Condruz-Bacesc, Drago Cvijanović, Subic Jonel, Marko Jelocnik, Robert Mroczek, Maria Mortan, Patricia Raţiu, Leonina Emilia Suciu, Vincenţiu Veres, Ramona Dobre, Mihaela Valentina Drăcea, Alexandru Orban, Cristina Nitescu, Grigore Baltag, Lazar Laura Nicoleta, Mirela Stoian, Mihail Dinu, Camelia Gavrilescu, Iosif Gheorghe, Livia Mirescu, Alexandra Cristina Ciotec, Daniela Matei, Raluca Ignat, Cornelia Mihai, Raluca Georgiana Ladaru, O. Stanila, A. Cirstea, George Popescu, S. Bazbanela, Raluca Andreea Ion, Iuliana Dobre, Bogdan Bazga, Ionica Apostu, Oniţa Neacşu, Tudorică Andra-Valentina, James MacAskill, Gabriella Vindigni, Iuri Peri, Mario D’Amico, Giuseppe DiVita, Gioacchino Pappalardo, Marcella Rizzo, Manuela Pilato, Claudio Bellia, Lidia Lenuța Bălan, Dacinia Crina Petrescu, Maria Roxana Dorobanţu, Georgică Gheorghe, Puiu Nistoreanu, Ana Maria Călin, Marijana Jovanovic, Bekic Bojana, Savo Vuckovic, Costel Negrei, Nada Mijajlovic, Slavica Arsic, Vesna Popovic, Marcela Ștefan, Daniela Virjan, Camelia Slave, Claudiu Ionuț Dima, Carmen Man, Paul Calanter, Irina-Virginia Drăgulănescu, Angelina De Pascale, Maurizio Lanfranchi, Pirnea Ionela Carmen, Carlo Giannetto, Cristina Ciovică, Cristian Florea, Roxana Simona Pătărlăgeanu, Marioara Lilea, Ferdinando Ofria, Giani Ionel Grădinaru, Mădălina Dociu, Anca Dunarinţu and Ildiko Ioan
Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, National Research Institute - Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute (IAFE-NRI), University of Verona, University of Verona, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, University of Novi Sad, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, National Research Institute - Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute (IAFE-NRI), National Research Institute - Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute (IAFE-NRI), Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IAE) Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, National Research Institute - Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute (IAFE-NRI), Babe?-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Babe?-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Babe?-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Babe?-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romanian Academy - National Institute of Economic Research, Romania, State Agriculture University from Moldova, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romanian Academy - Institute for Agricultural Economics, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, University of Bucharest, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romanian Academy - Faculty of Agro-Food and Environmental Economics, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, St. James Business School, University of Catania, University of Catania, University of Catania, University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania - Dipartimento di Scienze Economico-Agrarie ed Estimative (DISEAE), University of Catania, University of Catania, University of Catania - Department of Agri-food and Environmental Systems Management, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Babe?-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Universitatea Constantin Brâncoveanu, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, University of Belgrade, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Institute of Agricultural Economics (IEA) Belgrade, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, University of Messina, University of Messina, University of Messina, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, University of Messina, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Università di Messina, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
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agricultural economics, agro-food, environmental economics, farm management

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Is the Discount Rate Relevant in Explaining the Environmental Kuznets Curve?

Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2014
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Discount rate, Environmental Kuznets Curve, Income, Stock pollutants

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Natural Resources Dynamics: Another Look

FEEM Working Paper No. 110.04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2013
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Economic growth, Endogenous technological progress, Exhaustible resources, Pigouvian taxes, Renewable natural inputs, Technological substitutability

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The TRIPS Agreement and Technological Innovation

Journal of Policy Modeling, Forthcoming, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Foreign Direct Investments, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Patents Protection, Technological Transfer, TRIPs Agreement

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Do Delays in Civil Cases Depend on the Number of Laws? A Theoretical and Empirical Study

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2007
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Decision delay, Imperfect information, Index of legislation complexity, Justice services rationing, Judge incentives

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Corruption, Exogenous Changes in Incentives and Deterrence

FEEM Working Paper No. 16.2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2008
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Bureaucrats, Government failure, Incentives, Market failure, Public goods

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Exhaustible Resources and Secondary Materials: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Ecological Economics, 2007, 63(1):138-148
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 May 2007 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Exhaustible resources, Growth rates, Hotelling's Rule, Imperfect substitutes inputs, Secondary materials

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The Factors Determining the Duration of Legal Disputes: An Empirical Analysis with Micro Data

Journal of Istitutional and Theoretical Economics, 2012, 168(4):563-587
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2012
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Administrative Courts, Legal Disputes, Normative Complexity, Parametric Analysis, Survival Mode

Political Corruption and Legislative Complexity: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 May 2017
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Growth; Legal Corruption; Legislative Complexity; Political Corruption

Political Corruption and Legislative Complexity: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of American Economic Association, Chicago (IL) January 6-8, 2017
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2017
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Growth, Legal corruption, Legislative complexity, Political Corruption

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Institutional Quality and the Growth Rates of the Italian Regions: The Costs of Regulatory Complexity

Papers in Regional Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Coordination Externality; Institutional quality; Multi-level governance; Quantile regression; Regional growth rate; Regulatory Complexity

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Legal Families and Environmental Protection: Is there a Causal Relationship?

FEEM Working Paper No. 78.2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 May 2007 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Dummy variables, Environmental Kutznets Curve, Legal Families, Panel data, Pollution emissions.

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Normative Complexity and the Length of Administrative Disputes: Evidence from Italian Regions

European Journal of Law and Economics, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Regional Administrative Courts, Fixed Effects, Indicator of legislative complexity, Rationing of justice services, Panel Data

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Centralization Versus Decentralization of Legislative Production and the Their Effects on the Disputes Duration

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Coordination externalities; Duration of disputes; Italian Regional Administrative Courts; Multi-level regulatory governance; Survival Analysis

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Centralization Versus Decentralization of Legislative Production and the Effect of Each on the Duration of Disputes

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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coordination externalities, duration of disputes, Italian Regional Administrative Courts, multi-level regulatory governance, Survival Analysis

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The Economic Impact of Legislation. An Historical Analysis of Italy from the Creation of the Kingdom of Italy to the End of the Second World War

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
Giuseppe DiVita, Fabio Di Vita and Gianluca Cafiso
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Economic History of Italy; Growth, Institutional Changes; Legislative Complexity; Kingdom of Italy

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Measuring the Economic Impact of Legislative Complexity in Comparison with Corruption

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jun 2018
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Growth; Legal corruption; Index of legislative complexity; Political Corruption

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Human Capital Accumulation in Sicily and the Mafia. A Historical Analysis After the Unification of the Italian Kingdom

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Fabio Di Vita and Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania and University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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High School; Primary School; Random Effects; Secondary School; Sicilian Mafia

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Recent Legislative Measures to Reduce Overcrowding of Prisons in Italy: A Preliminary Assessment of Their Economic Impact

European Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business
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Economics of Crime; Natural Experiment; Prison Overcrowding; Home detection; Unemployment rate

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Production of Laws and Delays in Court Decisions

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2010
Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Tort Law and Product Liability; Forensic Economics

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International Strengthening of Intellectual Property Rights and the Development of the Financial Market

Journal of Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Financial Market Development; Ginarte and Park Index; Intellectual Property Rights Protection; Three Stage Last Square; TRIPs

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The International Strengthening of IPR and Air Pollution Abatement: The Role of the Trips Agreement

Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Air Pollution Emissions; Environmental Protection; Intellectual Property Rights (IPR); North-South trade; TRIPs agreement

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Capital Accumulation, Interest Rate, and the Income-Pollution Pattern: A Simple Model

Economic Modelling, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2008
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Environmental Kuznets Curve, growth, interest rate, pollution

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Another Explanation of Income-Pollution Pattern

International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol. 21, No. 6, 2004
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Environmental Kuznets curve, marginal disutility of pollution, pollution abatement technology, preferences

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Natural Resources Dynamics: Exhaustible and Renewable Resources, and the Rate of Technical Substitution

Resources Policy, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2006
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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economic growth, endogenous technological progress, exhaustible resources, Pigouvian taxes, renewable natural inputs, rate of technical substitution (RTS), waste recycling

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Endogenous Discount Rate and Elasticity of the Marginal Utility of Consumption

Applied Economics Letters, 2012, 19(7):665-669
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2012
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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elasticity of the marginal utility of consumption, endogenous discount rate, growth model, saddle point equilibrium

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A Note on Exogenous Changes in Incentives for and Deterrence of Corruption

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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bureaucrats, corruption, government failure, incentives, market failure, public goods

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Are the Outputs Derived from Secondary Materials Giffen Goods?

Resources Policy, Vol. 27, No. 4, 2001
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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double constraints, Giffen goods, secondary materials

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Macroeconomic Effects of Waste Recycling Deriving from Imported Non-Renewable Raw Materials

Resources Policy, Vol. 24, No. 4, 1997
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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keynesian multiplier, exhaustible resources, waste recycling, secondary materials

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Technological Change, Growth and Waste Recycling

Energy Economics, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2001
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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endogenous growth, exhaustible resources, waste recycling, secondary materials

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International Trade and its Consequences on the Environment: A Note

Economia delle Fonti di Energia e dell'Ambiente, 2005
Posted: 01 Jun 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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environmental quality, homothetic preferences, international trade, marginal disutility of pollution, pollution-income elasticity

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Differences in Pollution Levels Among Civil Law Countries: A Possible Interpretation

Energy Policy, 2009
Posted: 30 May 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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Capital accumulation constraints, Financial market development, Interest rate, Legal families, Pollution emissions

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Curbing Corruption in Public Administration: A Case Study from Italy

International Journal of Public Administration, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 May 2011
Giuseppe DiVita
University of Catania - Department of Economics and Business

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C35, K14, D73, H83