On the economic factors of deforestation: What can we learn from quantile analysis?
AbstractThe deforestation factors at a global level have been widely studied in the empirical economic literature. However, the high heterogeneity among countries considerably limits the overall significance of the results. Using quantile approach, we show thatsome major deforestation factors are more prevalent in high deforestation countries, giving the insight that those factors have been under-estimated in previous studies.
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Quantile analysis; Deforestation; Economic development; Environmental Kuznets Curve;
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- Olivier Damette & Philippe Delacote, 2012. "On the economic factors of deforestation: what can we learn from quantile analysis?," Working Papers 167890, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
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