Monday, March 4, 2013

Turning Carbon into Cash: Economic Model of Payments for Carbon Sequestration in the Dry Tropical Forest of Coastal Ecuador

This paper examines the impact of carbon payments on reforestation in coastal Ecuador. The model estimates that landowners would need to be paid between 13.59 US dollars to 41.81 US dollars per metric ton of carbon in order to be no worse off from reforesting a hectare of her land.
by Trent Blare 1 and Xavier Haro-Carrion 2
Southern Agricultural Economics Association
2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida; 21 pages
via Research Papers in Economics REPEC
Keywords: Carbon Sequestration, Ecuador, Tropical Forest

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