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What drives deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon? : Evidence from satellite and socioeconomic data. (MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, 1996-12)This paper analyzes the determinants of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. From a model of optimal land use, it derives and then estimates a deforestation equation on country-level data for the period 1978 to 1988. The ...