Effects of poverty on deforestation: distinguishing behaviour from location

We summarize existing theoretical claims linking poverty to rates of deforestation and then examine this linkage empirically for Costa Rica during the 20th century using an econometric approach that addresses the irreversibilities in deforestation. Our da


Issue Date:
Nov 09 2004
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/23792
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/23792
ISSN:
2521-1838
Total Pages:
28
JEL Codes:
I32; O13; Q51; Q54; Q56
Note:
FAO Document Repository: http://www.fao.org/3/a-ae401t.pdf
Series Statement:
ESA Working Paper 04-19




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