Charcoal production and household welfare in Uganda: a quantile regression approach

@article{Ainembabazi2013CharcoalPA,
  title={Charcoal production and household welfare in Uganda: a quantile regression approach},
  author={John Herbert Ainembabazi and Gerald E. Shively and Arild Angelsen},
  journal={Environment and Development Economics},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={537 - 558}
}
Abstract Previous research suggests that forest-dependent households tend to be poorer than other groups, and that extreme reliance on forest resources might constitute a poverty trap. We provide an example in which a non-timber forest product – charcoal – appears to be providing a pathway out of poverty for some rural households in Uganda. Data come from households living adjacent to natural forests, some of whom engage in charcoal production. We use a semi-parametric method to identify the… 

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