Analyzing and Addressing Localized Degradation in the Commons

@inproceedings{McPeak2000AnalyzingAA,
  title={Analyzing and Addressing Localized Degradation in the Commons},
  author={John G. McPeak},
  year={2000}
}
Economists have argued that commonly held African rangelands are suffering widespread degradation due to overstocking. However, in many areas, degradation is localized rather than widespread. Current common property models are insufficient for analysis of such degradation. A model is developed identifying conditions leading to spatial differences in rangeland condition. Analysis of longitudinal data on herder landuse decisions follows. Results suggest the herd size reductions recommended by… CONTINUE READING

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