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The economic cost of the use of fire in the Amazon

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  • de Mendonca, Mario Jorge Cardoso
  • Vera Diaz, Maria del Carmen
  • Nepstad, Daniel
  • Seroa da Motta, Ronaldo
  • Alencar, Ane
  • Gomes, Joao Carlos
  • Ortiz, Ramon Arigoni

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  • de Mendonca, Mario Jorge Cardoso & Vera Diaz, Maria del Carmen & Nepstad, Daniel & Seroa da Motta, Ronaldo & Alencar, Ane & Gomes, Joao Carlos & Ortiz, Ramon Arigoni, 2004. "The economic cost of the use of fire in the Amazon," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 89-105, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:49:y:2004:i:1:p:89-105
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    1. Cammelli, Federico & Angelsen, Arild, 2017. "Amazonian farmers’ response to fire policies and climate change," Working Paper Series 04-2017, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, School of Economics and Business.
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    3. Richardson, Leslie & Loomis, John B. & Champ, Patricia A., 2010. "A Comparison of Methodologies for Valuing Decreased Health Effects from Wildfire Smoke," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61252, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    4. Stetler, Kyle M. & Venn, Tyron J. & Calkin, David E., 2010. "The effects of wildfire and environmental amenities on property values in northwest Montana, USA," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(11), pages 2233-2243, September.
    5. repec:eee:ecolec:v:138:y:2017:i:c:p:199-222 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. Bowman, Maria S. & Amacher, Gregory S. & Merry, Frank D., 2008. "Fire use and prevention by traditional households in the Brazilian Amazon," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 117-130, August.
    7. Richardson, Leslie A. & Champ, Patricia A. & Loomis, John B., 2012. "The hidden cost of wildfires: Economic valuation of health effects of wildfire smoke exposure in Southern California," Journal of Forest Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 14-35.
    8. May, Peter H. & Soares-Filho, Britaldo Silveira & Strand, Jon, 2013. "How much is the Amazon worth ? the state of knowledge concerning the value of preserving amazon rainforests," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6668, The World Bank.

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