Economics of Habitat Fragmentation and Fragmentation Policy: A Literature Review
H. J. Albers
Oregon State University - Applied Economics/FES
Oregon State University - Applied Economics/Forest Resources
July 9, 2009
Despite a large economics literature discussing issues of habitat conservation and deforestation, and a growing recognition of the importance of spatial aspects of resource management, economists have only recently developed research that considers the drivers of fragmentation and evaluates fragmentation policy. This literature review categorizes the papers and articles that examine fragmentation using the lens of economic analysis.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 26
Keywords: fragmentation, spatial, land use
JEL Classification: Q23, R14, Q24working papers series
Date posted: July 12, 2009
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