• Economics
  • Published 2000

Economic instruments for tropical forests: the Congo Basin case.

@inproceedings{Karsenty2000EconomicIF,
  title={Economic instruments for tropical forests: the Congo Basin case.},
  author={Alain Karsenty},
  year={2000}
}
Economic instruments - taxes, royalties, quotas, auctions, permit markets, subsidies, performance bonds, timber certification, log export bans, carbon dioxide markets - lie at the heart of contemporary debate over 'sustainable management' of tropical forests and especially one of its most controversial aspects: logging. Drawing on economic theory and concrete examples mainly from Central Africa but also from south-east Asia, this book provides a pragmatic and stimulating view of the forestry… CONTINUE READING

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