FOREST CONSERVATION AND SLIPPAGE : EVIDENCE FROM MEXICO ' S NATIONAL PAYMENTS FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES PROGRAM By

@inproceedings{AlixGarcia2010FORESTCA,
  title={FOREST CONSERVATION AND SLIPPAGE : EVIDENCE FROM MEXICO ' S NATIONAL PAYMENTS FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES PROGRAM By},
  author={Jennifer M. Alix-Garcia and Elizabeth N. Shapiro and Katharine R E Sims},
  year={2010}
}
We investigate a Mexican federal program that compensates landowners for forest protection. We use matched controls from the program applicant pool to establish counterfactual deforestation rates. Deforestation was reduced by 50% in enrolled parcels, but expected average clearing rates without the program were low (0.8% per year), suggesting modest total avoided deforestation benefits. We test for two types of slippage: increased deforestation on other property belonging to program recipients… CONTINUE READING
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