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Comment on Chapters 7 and 8

Comment on Chapters 7 and 8

Chapter:
(p.315) Comment on Chapters 7 and 8
Source:
The Economics of Poverty Traps
Author(s):
Edward B. Barbier
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226574448.003.0013

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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