Panel Data Evidence on the Determinants of Non-Timber Forest Products Extraction: The Case of Xate in Mexico

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This paper examines the determinants behind households' decisions regarding non-timber forest products extraction. Data from Mexico is used to estimate a selection model. Results show that individuals with low levels of human capital are more likely to extract than other individuals; the same is true for individuals from poor households.Non-timber forest products, natural resource extraction, Chamaedorea, Mexico, Resource /Energy Economics and Policy, Q21, Q56, D13,

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