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Induced innovation and land degradation: Results from a bioeconomic model of a village in West Africa


  • Barbier, Bruno


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  • Barbier, Bruno, 1998. "Induced innovation and land degradation: Results from a bioeconomic model of a village in West Africa," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 19(1-2), pages 15-25, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:agecon:v:19:y:1998:i:1-2:p:15-25

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