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In a fallow-cultivation model with biomass regeneration, we find the population-poverty-degradation linkage via the discount rate: slight increases in the discount rate result in increased cropping frequency and much lower soil fertility. Aggregating gives transitions equation declining in fertility and increasing in the fallow:cultivation ratio.

Subject(s): Land Economics/Use

Issue Date: 1999

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/21603

Total Pages: 15

Series Statement: Selected Paper

Record appears in: American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) > 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN





Author: Thomas, Timothy S.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/21603?ln=en



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