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Does Democracy Lead to a Better Environment? Deforestation and the Democratic Transition Peak

  • Meilanie Buitenzorgy


  • Arthur P. J. Mol


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    Article provided by European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in its journal Environmental and Resource Economics.

    Volume (Year): 48 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 59-70

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:48:y:2011:i:1:p:59-70
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