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Derretimiento y Retroceso Glaciar: Entendiendo la Percepción de los Hogares Agrícolas que se Enfrentan a los Desafíos del Cambio Climático

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  • Adriana Bernal Escobar

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  • Rafael Cuervo

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  • Gonzalo Pinzón Trujillo

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  • Jorge H. Maldonado.

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Abstract

El derretimiento y retroceso de los glaciares colombianos reducen la oferta de agua, afectando al sector agrícola, responsable del 10-14% del PIB colombiano. Utilizando juegos económicos experimentales estudiamos las decisiones sobre el uso del agua y la respuesta a instituciones que facilitan la implementación de estrategias de adaptación al cambio climático, en agricultores colombianos que demandan agua proveniente de la alta montaña. Los resultados muestran que los agricultores aumentan el uso de agua del distrito de riego como respuesta a choques en el clima (menor precipitación). La inversión en estrategias de adaptación es frecuente pero no reduce el consumo de agua. A partir de estos resultados, surgen recomendaciones para enfrentar la escasez de agua en un escenario de cambio climático.

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  • Adriana Bernal Escobar & Rafael Cuervo & Gonzalo Pinzón Trujillo & Jorge H. Maldonado., 2013. "Derretimiento y Retroceso Glaciar: Entendiendo la Percepción de los Hogares Agrícolas que se Enfrentan a los Desafíos del Cambio Climático," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 010679, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.
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    Keywords

    Uso de recurso hídrico; glaciares y páramos; juegos económicos experimentales de campo; cambio climático.;

    JEL classification:

    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions; Probabilities
    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • C93 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Field Experiments
    • D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
    • D13 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Production and Intrahouse Allocation
    • D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products
    • Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
    • Q15 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
    • Q25 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Water

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