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The Impact Of Technological Change In Agriculture Deforestation: The Case Of Improved Fallows In The Peruvian Amazon


  • Yanggen, David
  • Reardon, Thomas


This paper uses a profit function theoretical approach and three stage least squares regression analysis for examining the relationship between land-intensifying technologies and deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon. This modeling approach permits analysis of the determinants of input technology adoption and how input technology choice effects deforestation rates.

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  • Yanggen, David & Reardon, Thomas, 1999. "The Impact Of Technological Change In Agriculture Deforestation: The Case Of Improved Fallows In The Peruvian Amazon," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21557, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea99:21557

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