THEORETICAL EXPECTATIONS

TRICHOTOMY FORM

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- ARABLE AND PERMANENT CROPLAND

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

2--PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

3--GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

4--TOTAL PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD LENGTH

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

5--AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

6--BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

8--ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

9--FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

10--INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

11--TOTAL POPULATION

 

S

S

S

S

S

 

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMPIRICAL FINDINGS

TRICHOTOMY FORM 

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- ARABLE AND PERMANENT CROPLAND

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

2--PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

 

1

0

1

1

1

 

1

3--GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

 

1

1

1

1

2

 

1

4--TOTAL PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD LENGTH

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

5--AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

 

1

2

2

2

2

 

2

6--BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

 

2

2

2

2

1

 

2

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

8--ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

9--FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

10--INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

2

1

2

2

2

 

2

11--TOTAL POPULATION

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

THEORY-PRACTICE TYPOLOGIES

TRICHOTOMY FORM 

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- ARABLE AND PERMANENT CROPLAND

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

2--PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

 

S1

S0

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

3--GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S2

 

S1

4--TOTAL PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD LENGTH

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

5--AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

 

S1

S2

S2

S2

S2

 

S2

6--BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

 

S2

S2

S2

S2

S1

 

S2

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

8--ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

9--FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

10--INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

S2

S1

S2

S2

S2

 

S2

11--TOTAL POPULATION

 

S1

S1

S1

S1

S1

 

S1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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