Development of ethnobiologically diverse tropical forests

R. J. Brazee, D. Southgate

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A dynamic optimal control model describing the benefits and costs associated with the development of tropical forests rich in plant and animal species and folk knowledge is presented. The model is used as a framework to assess how various market and institutional incentives might influence both deforestation and the collection of "ethnobiological information'. -Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)454-461
Number of pages8
JournalLand Economics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Economics and Econometrics


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