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Household Life Cycles and Secondary Forest Cover Among Small Farm Colonists in the Amazon

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  • Perz, Stephen G. & Walker, Robert T., 2002. "Household Life Cycles and Secondary Forest Cover Among Small Farm Colonists in the Amazon," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 1009-1027, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:30:y:2002:i:6:p:1009-1027
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