-- Journal of Economic Literature
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Table of Contents
Part 1. The Question, the Research Design, and the People 1. The Question and Its Significance2. Comparing Approaches3. Research Design4. Ethnographic SketchesPart 2. The Findings 5. Forest Clearance: Income, Technology, and Private Time Preference6. Game Consumption, Income, and Prices: Empirical Estimates and Implications for Conservation7. Chayanov and Netting: What Does Demography Matter?8. Chayanov and Sahlins on Work and Leisure9. Human Health: Does It Worsen with markets?10. Mishaps, Savings, and Reciprocity11. Trade and Cognition: On the Growth and Loss of Knowledge12. Time Preference, Markets, and the Evolution of Social InequalityPart 3. What We Have Learned 13. Conclusions
With very few quantitative studies addressing the question, the author explores issues of participation in a market economy and its benefits or harm to the conservation of tropical rainforest flora and fauna, and the direct impacts on indigenous peoples of those areas... Provides an insightful overview.