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Comment on Chapters 7 and 8

Comment on Chapters 7 and 8

(p.315) Comment on Chapters 7 and 8
The Economics of Poverty Traps
Edward B. Barbier
University of Chicago Press

There is mounting evidence that remote, less favored agricultural lands, which face severe biophysical constraints on production and are in locations with limited market access, are significant poverty- environment traps.1 Such traps occur when the unique environmental and geographic conditions faced by poor households in such regions are important factors determining the dynamics of the poverty trap....

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