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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?.. Brown, Katrina & Pearce, David W. (Eds.) (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 Section

Year Published

1994

Author(s)

Bilsborrow, Richard E.
Geores, Martha E.