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Deforestación en México: Un análisis preliminar
[Deforestation in Mexico: A preliminary analysis]

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  • Lopez-Feldman, Alejandro

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The present working paper includes a literature review of deforestation drivers both at the international level and especific to Mexico as well as a preliminary econometric analysis. The main objective is contibute to the understanding of the dynamics of land use change as well as to the understanding of the causes of deforestation in Mexico. The results provide information about general trends in Mexico and point towards the need for more dissagregated analysis using micro level data.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 39082.

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Date of creation: May 2012
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:39082

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Keywords: Deforestation; Mexico;

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