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Assessing SANREM's impacts in Lantapan: Results of a survey
(Madison, Wisc.: University of Madison-Wisconsin, 1998)
In this paper we report on a project impact study conducted at the Lantapan, Philippines field site of the SANREM CRSP project. To substitute for "with project" and "without project" samples of respondents (since other ...
Induced innovation and land degradation in developing country agriculture
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers Ltd., 1997)
With few exceptions, induced innovation theories give little consideration either to the role of distortions as determinants of the factor biases of innovations, or to the influence of technical progress - with or without ...
Consequences of a food security strategy for economic welfare, income distribution and land degradation: the Philippine case
(Elsevier Science Ltd., 2000)
Like many developing countries, the Philippines pursues a food security strategy in which self-sufficiency and price stabilization feature prominently. In addition to their widely debated welfare effects, food policies ...
To reduce pollution: Polluters should pay
(Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002)
Charging polluters according to the concentration of pollutants that they discharge is an effective way to minimize water and air pollution. This is the rationale of the " polluters pay" principle.
Development and the upland resource base: economic and policy context, and lessons from a Philippine watershed
(Manila: National Economic and Development Authority, 2002)
This paper examines the complex, non-linear relationships between economic growth and environmental degradation that are apparent in the variety of experiences in the recent history of many tropical Asian economies. Numerous ...
Development strategy, poverty, and deforestation in the Philippines
Most thinking on poverty and deforestation in developing countries does so in terms of the influence of one on the other, in either direction. However, the two have common determinants in the underlying economic and ...
International trade and the natural resource curse in Southeast Asia: Does China's growth threaten regional development?
China's growth, along with its increasing integration with world markets through WTO accession, abolition of Multifiber Arrangement (MFA) quotas, and reduced trade barriers with ASEAN, is expected to have significant effects ...
Interactions between economic policies and institutions in water allocation and use: Theory and evidence from a Philippine watershed
This chapter begins by presenting such a highly simplified model (section 1) wherein what is distinguished are only the decisions of two agents, in upstream and downstream locations, who compete for a limited supply of ...
Trade liberalization, resource degradation and industrial pollution in developing countries
Environmental damage is in reality many different types of phenomena, each with a unique set of causes and characteristics. We present an analytical model identifying intersectoral and interregional links of economy and ...
Poverty and environmental damage in Philippine agriculture: Do trade policies matter?
(Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005)
Non-technical analysis of effects of trade policies on farmers' incentives with respect to land use in Philippine uplands