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Tropics and economic development: An empirical investigation

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 25 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 9 (September)
    Pages: 1443-1452

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:25:y:1997:i:9:p:1443-1452

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    3. Ng, Pin & Zhao, Xiaobing, 2011. "No matter how it is measured, income declines with global warming," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(5), pages 963-970, March.
    4. Erich Gundlach & Ximena Matus-Velasco, 2000. "Climatic Conditions, Cultural Diversity, and Labor Productivity," Kiel Working Papers 1015, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
    5. Gerardo Esquivel, 2000. "Geografía y desarrollo económico en México," IDB Publications 7609, Inter-American Development Bank.
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    10. Ingela Alger & Jörgen W. Weibull, 2006. "Altruism and Climate," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 643, Boston College Department of Economics.
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