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Population, Land-Use and the Environment in Developing Countries: What Can We Learn from Cross-National Data?

Citation

Bilsborrow, Richard E. & Geores, Martha E. (1994). Population, Land-Use and the Environment in Developing Countries: What Can We Learn from Cross-National Data?. In Brown, Katrina & Pearce, David W. (Eds.), The Causes of Tropical Deforestation: The Economic and Statistical Analysis of Factors Giving Rise to the Loss of the Tropical Forests (pp. 106-33). London: UCL Press.

Abstract

The rapid destruction of tropical forests is one of the mostpressing environmental problems of our time, but the internationalcommunity and national governments are unable to formulate effectivepolicy responses without a clear understanding of the causes ofdeforestation. This comprehensive and coherent account presents the'state of the art' econometric analysis of tropicaldeforestation, quantifying and examining the local and underlyingglobal causes.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

The Causes of Tropical Deforestation: The Economic and Statistical Analysis of Factors Giving Rise to the Loss of the Tropical Forests

Author(s)

Bilsborrow, Richard E.
Geores, Martha E.

Editor(s)

Brown, Katrina
Pearce, David W.

Year Published

1994

Pages

106-33

Publisher

UCL Press

City of Publication

London

Reference ID

153