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An Agenda for the Study of Land Use, Wilderness Designation, and Resource Regulation in the American West

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  • Batabyal, Amitrajeet A.

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Atemporal and intertemporal use of public lands, the determination of optimal levels of wilderness designation and habitat preservation, and the appropriate regulation of natural resources have all been "hot button" issues in the American West for quite some time now. In this paper, I propose and describe a research agenda which promises to yield interesting and useful new policy insights into these fractious resource issues.

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  • Batabyal, Amitrajeet A., 1995. "An Agenda for the Study of Land Use, Wilderness Designation, and Resource Regulation in the American West," Working Papers 9521, Utah State University, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    land use; wilderness; regulation; research; agenda;

    JEL classification:

    • B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
    • Q20 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - General
    • Q25 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Water

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