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What Drives Deforestation in the Brazili...

What Drives Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon?  Evidence from Satellite and Socioeconomic Data

Alexander Pfaff Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 1999 volumne 37, pp. 26-43 While previous empirical analysis of deforestation focused on population, this paper builds from a model of land use which suggests many determinants of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. I derive a deforestation equation from this model and test a number of those […]