publication . Preprint . 1999

THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN AGRICULTURE DEFORESTATION: THE CASE OF IMPROVED FALLOWS IN THE PERUVIAN AMAZON

Yanggen, David; Reardon, Thomas;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 1999
Abstract
This paper uses a profit function theoretical approach and three stage least squares regression analysis for examining the relationship between land-intensifying technologies and deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon. This modeling approach permits analysis of the determinants of input technology adoption and how input technology choice effects deforestation rates.
Subjects
free text keywords: Land Economics/Use, Resource /Energy Economics and Policy,
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