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Environment / Economics
Tropical Deforestation and Land Use
Special Issue of Land Economics 77:2
Edited by Edward B. Barbier and Joanne C. Burgess
Country case studies investigate key factors that influence the economics of tropical deforestation and land use. Articles illustrate how innovative economic models can be used effectively to investigate a range of important influences on tropical land use changes in a variety of representative developing countries. The countries covered are Brazil, India, Malaysia, Panama, the Philippines, Thailand, and Uganda.
Edward B. Barbier is the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics at the University of Wyoming. Joanne C. Burgess is assistant lecturer of forestry, environment and development, and economics at the University of Wyoming.
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Special Issue of Land Economics 73:4 (November 1997)
Edited by Richard B. Howarth
The rising stature of sustainable development constitutes an important and evolving challenge for natural resource and environmental economics. At the heart of this challenge lie questions concerning the precise meaning that should be attached to the phrase "sustainable development," and how this concept may be operationalized in economic theory and applied policy analysis.
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