Precolonial institutions and deforestation in Africa
Land Use Policy • Vol/Iss. 51(2016) • Elsevier • • Published In • Pages: 150-161 •
By Larcom, Shaun, van Gevelt, Terry, Zabala, Aiora
Areas where leaders were appointed by social standing in precolonial times are now more likely to have more deforestation than those with hereditary succession.
Controls: Current institutions, population density, geographic controls, economic development controls, forest stock controls, country fixed effects (n=273)
|Variable Name||Variable Type||OCM Term(s)|
|Deforestation||Dependent||Land Use, Lumbering|
|Succession system||Independent||Community Heads|