Is the Log Export Ban an Efficient Instrument for Economic Development and Environmental Protection? The Case of Indonesia

@article{Resosudarmo2006IsTL,
  title={Is the Log Export Ban an Efficient Instrument for Economic Development and Environmental Protection? The Case of Indonesia},
  author={Budy P. Resosudarmo and A. Yusuf},
  journal={Asian Economic Papers},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={75-104}
}
  • Budy P. Resosudarmo, A. Yusuf
  • Published 2006
  • Economics
  • Asian Economic Papers
  • The effectiveness of a log export ban policy in achieving the twin goals of conservation and economic development has been vigorously debated by many researchers and policymakers for the last two decades or so. Despite the abundance of work focusing on this issue that demonstrates the perversity of such policies, many countries around the world still implement them. This paper will first review the economic and political arguments in regard to the pros and cons of this policy. Second, it will… CONTINUE READING
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