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The mutual relationship between regional income and deforestation: a study on Turkey

2018-6-28
ELBURZ, Zeynep
ÇUBUKÇU, K. Mert
NIJKAMP, Peter
This paper aims to show how economic growth causes environmental deterioration, while the environmental resources function in turn as a supply factor. This mutual two-way relationship of economic growth and environmental degradation is analyzed using a simultaneousequations model, where economic growth is measured by regional income, and environmental deterioration by deforestation.