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Conservation of Tropical Forests: Addressing Market Failure

Erwin Bulte; Stefanie Engel

Title:
Conservation of Tropical Forests: Addressing Market Failure
Author(s):
Bulte, Erwin
Engel, Stefanie
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Type:
Reports
Department(s):
Initiative for Policy Dialogue
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Initiative for Policy Dialogue Working Paper Series
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Publisher:
Initiative for Policy Dialogue
Publisher Location:
New York
Abstract:
This paper proposes to (1) summarize existing literature on the causes of deforestation and the magnitude of the various forest benefit components; (2) critically discuss the usefulness of forest valuation exercises; (3) discuss the main market failures underlying deforestation; and (4) highlight the relationship between different property rights regimes, market failures, and policy effectiveness.
Subject(s):
Managerial economics
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Suggested Citation:
Erwin Bulte, Stefanie Engel, , Conservation of Tropical Forests: Addressing Market Failure, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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