Das, Nimai and Sarker, Debnarayan (2008): Study on Forest Dependent Households under a Household Model Framework.
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This study suggests that JFM households receive higher economic benefit after JFM: the physical increase of forest related works has a positive impact on the prices of the same influencing higher hours (time) of work which help them increase higher annual per capita net real income. The poorer the households are according to their economic status, greater is the dependence on forest and so greater is the extent of involvement in low return forest activities (NTFPs) and forest wage work. It might indicate that JFM plays a positive role for economic security of the forest fringe households.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Study on Forest Dependent Households under a Household Model Framework|
|Keywords:||Joint forest management (JFM) programme, JFM and non-JFM forests, forest dependent household, non-timber forest products, forest income.|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D13 - Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation > Q23 - Forestry
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation > Q28 - Government Policy
H - Public Economics > H4 - Publicly Provided Goods > H41 - Public Goods
|Depositing User:||Nimai Das|
|Date Deposited:||21. May 2009 13:53|
|Last Modified:||22. Mar 2015 13:10|
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