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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL SIMPLE MAJORITY PERCEPTIONS

TRICHOTOMY FORM

LOCAL OFFICIALS 

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- EXPANSION OF THE AGRICULTURAL FRONTIER

 

VI

VI

VI

VI

VI

 

VI

2--EXPANSION OF CATTLE RANCHING FRONTIER

 

VI

I

VI

I

VI

 

VI

3--LEVELS OF NATIONAL INCOME

 

NI

VI

I

I

VI

 

I

4--CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND RAILROAD TRACKS

 

NI

NI

NI

NI

NI

 

NI

5--EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

 

I

I

NI

NI

NI

 

NI

6--EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

 

NI

NI

NI

NI

NI

 

NI

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

NI

NI

NI

NI

I

 

NI

8--PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

 

VI

I

I

I

I

 

VI

9--PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

 

NI

VI

VI

VI

VI

 

VI

10--PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD

 

I

I

I

I

I

 

I

11--POPULATION LEVELS

 

I

VI

I

I

I

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THEORY-LOCAL SIMPLE MAJORITY PERCEPTION 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

 

SVI

SVI

SVI

SVI

SVI

 

SVI

2--PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

 

SVI

SI

SVI

SI

SVI

 

SVI

3--GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

 

SNI

SVI

SI

SI

SVI

 

SI

4--TOTAL PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD LENGTH

 

SNI

SNI

SNI

SNI

SNI

 

SNI

5--AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

 

SI

SI

SNI

SNI

SNI

 

SNI

6--BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

 

SNI

SNI

SNI

SNI

SNI

 

SNI

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

SNI

SNI

SNI

SNI

SI

 

SNI

8--ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

SVI

SI

SI

SI

SI

 

SVI

9--FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

 

SNI

SVI

SVI

SVI

SVI

 

SVI

10--INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

SI

SI

SI

SI

SI

 

SI

11--TOTAL POPULATION

 

SI

SVI

SI

SI

SI

 

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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