AN ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE CAUSES OF TROPICAL DEFORESTATION: GHANA

Deforestation is modeled in two stages, as an interaction of interlinked key sectors in the Ghanaian economy (including forest products exports, fuelwood energy consumption, cocoa production, and food crop production), which compete for forest landuse or forest products. The effects of the different first- and second-level causes of deforestation analyzed are discussed.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20750
Total Pages:
29
JEL Codes:
C320; Q230
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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