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Transition: Ricardian Rent, Global Warming, and African Agriculture
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Global Warming and African Agriculture Results from a study of 11 African countries North Africa: Egypt Southern Africa South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe East Africa Ethiopia, Kenya West Africa Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Niger, and Senegal
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African Agriculture (cont.) Why study Africa? Main Results: -- Temperature: Rent (net revenue)
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Unformatted text preview: decreases as temperature increases-- Precipitation: Rent (net revenue) increases as precipitation increases African Agriculture (cont.) • Effects of future climate change-- Atmospheric Oceanic General Circulation Models (AOGCMs) to predict climate change in 2020 and 2100-- Use economic results in what if scenarios • Positive impacts predicted, except for three small regions...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ECON 472 taught by Professor Moore during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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