MODELING TROPICAL DEFORESTATION: A SURVIVAL ANALYSIS LINKING SATELLITE AND HOUSEHOLD SURVEY DATA
Colin Vance and
No 20501, 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
This research estimates a hazard model of forest conversion in southern Mexico using geographical information systems, household survey data, and satellite imagery. A utility-maximizing model consistent with agricultural frontier conditions is developed. The econometric methodology incorporates temporal dynamics into the otherwise static range of analyses possible using categorical satellite data.
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