Mapping process to pattern in the landscape change of the amazonian frontier

  • Walker R
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Abstract

Model in two stages: shifting farmer and colonist (more market orientation).
Overall model incorporates Chayanov and HH production theory.
Shift from subsistence to market takes 10 years on average (in Amazon).

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  • Amazon
  • Deforestation
  • Land use change

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  • Robert Walker

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