Deforestation, leakage and avoided deforestation policies: a spatial analysis

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Delacote , Philippe; Robinson , Elizabeth J.Z.; Roussel , Sébastien;
  • Publisher: CEC
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2016.06.006
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | Avoided deforestation, Leakage, Payments for environmental services, Conservation area, Spatial analysis | spatial analysis | agglomeration bonus | avoided deforestation | payments for environmental services | [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio] | conservation area | leakage

This paper analyses the impact of several avoided deforestation policies within a patchy forested landscape. Central is the idea that one neighbour's deforestation actions may impact the returns to deforestation in nearby patches. We determine the impact of each policy ... View more
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