Panel Data Evidence on the Determinants of Non-Timber Forest Products Extraction: The Case of Xate in Mexico
AbstractThis paper examines the determinants behind households' decisions regarding non-timber forest products extraction. Data from Mexico is used to estimate a selection model. Results show that individuals with low levels of human capital are more likely to extract than other individuals; the same is true for individuals from poor households.
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Non-timber forest products; natural resource extraction; Chamaedorea; Mexico; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy; Q21; Q56; D13;
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- D13 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Production and Intrahouse Allocation
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