Synchronized deforestation induced by social learning under uncertainty of forest-use value

  title={Synchronized deforestation induced by social learning under uncertainty of forest-use value},
  author={Akiko Satakea and Marco A. Janssenb and Simon A. Levina and Yoh Iwasac},
  • Akiko Satakea, Marco A. Janssenb, +1 author Yoh Iwasac
  • Published 2006
Article history: Received 23 August 2006 Received in revised form 7 November 2006 Accepted 18 November 2006 Deforestation often has been studied in terms of land-use models, in which natural processes such as ecological succession, physical disturbance and human decision-making are combined. In many land-use models, landowners are assumed to make decisions that maximize their utilities. However, since human understanding of ecological and social dynamics is clouded by uncertainty, landowners… CONTINUE READING
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