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Poverty and the management of natural resources: A model of shifting cultivation

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  • Balsdon, Edmund M.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 333-347

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:streco:v:18:y:2007:i:3:p:333-347

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    1. Yoshito Takasaki, 2011. "Economic models of shifting cultivation: a review," Tsukuba Economics Working Papers 2011-006, Economics, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
    2. Yoshito Takasaki & Oliver T. Coomes & Christian Abizaid & St?phanie Brisson, 2011. "An efficient nonmarket institution under imperfect markets: Labor sharing for tropical forest clearing," Tsukuba Economics Working Papers 2011-007, Economics, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, revised Jan 2012.

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