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  • publication . Article . 2005
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    Authors:
    Lykke E. Andersen;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    This paper develops a theoretical as well as an empirical model of deforestation and economic development in a tropical forest economy. The empirical model is estimated using panel data for 316 municipalities in the Brazilian Amazon during the period 1970-1985. The effe...

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  • publication . Research . Other literature type . Article . 2013
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Melania Michetti; Mehmet Pinar;
    Project: EC | FUME (243888)

    Despite the relevant fire risk to which Italy is subject from the north to the south, very few analyses focus on this topic. This article investigates the causes of forest fires frequency and intensity in Italy during the first decade of the twentyfirst century. The dyn...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . Conference object . Research . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Chen Qiu; Alisher Mirzabaev;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    As crop straw and firewood are generated as by-products of food production systems, they are perceived to be sustainable energy sources that do not threaten food security by Chinese government for a long time. However, the time spent on collecting straw and firewood may...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Muhammad Asim;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    This study is aimed to examine relationship between after school education and economic growth, and between trade liberalization and economic growth using time series data for Pakistan from 1972 to 2012. On one side trade liberalization destruct the economic growth and ...

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  • publication . Article . 2005
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    Authors:
    Songqing Jin; Jikun Huang; Ruifa Hu; Scott Rozelle;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    The study's overall goal is to create a framework for assessing the trends of China's national and international investment in agricultural research and to measure its impact on total factor productivity. The main methodological contribution is to provide more convincin...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
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    Authors:
    Hector E. Maletta;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    ABSTRACT The Amazon forest has been said to be in imminent danger of dramatic dieback due to the combined threats of climate change and deforestation. The Amazon forest itself is a major carbon store area, and carbon dioxide release from deforestation or forest degradat...

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  • publication . Article . 2013
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    Authors:
    Jorge N. Valero-Gil; Magali Valero;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Using nutritional information of food items acquired by each household, we evaluate how Mexico’s nutritional (calorie and protein-based) poverty has changed over time. Our extensive dataset combines household surveys from 1984, 1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008 a...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2011
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Ethan Ligon; Elisabeth Sadoulet;
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    Over the last several decades, the World Bank has accumulated a large number of datasets from a large number of countries which are based on household-level surveys, statistically representative of the populations of those countries, and which include data on non-durabl...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
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    Authors:
    Dirk Helbing;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    We need a "Galilean" paradigm shift in thinking, from a component-oriented, individually centered view to an interaction-oriented, systemic view. When combined with the new opportunities created by Information and Communication Technologies, such a paradigm shift will l...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . Research . 2007
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    Authors:
    Thomas Masterson;
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    This paper examines the claim that the land rental market can be an effective means of redistributing access to, if not ownership of, land to the rural poor, using Paraguay as our model. The land sales market is also examined. The land rental market in Paraguay's rural ...

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