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Consequences of heat stress on agricultural workers dominates crop impacts of climate change

Here we analyze the consequences of global warming on agricultural crop yields and the people employed in their production using a global economic model with explicit treatment of the physiological impacts of heat stress on humans ability to work. …

The role of double cropping modeling for policy assessment in Brazil

Double cropping (DC) means planting several crops in the same area and crop-year. For the Brazilian case the DC of soybean and maize has relative importance for recent dynamic land-use changes, especially in the North (Amazon biome) and MATOPIBA …

Synergies of low-carbon technologies and land-sparing in Brazilian regions

The Low-carbon Agriculture Plan in Brazil (ABC Plan) tries to conciliate sustainable growth of agricultural production and minimize the environmental impacts promoted by land-use changes. The agriculture, forest and other land uses (AFOLU) sector is …

Synergies of low-carbon technologies and land-sparing in Brazilian regions

The Low-carbon Agriculture Plan in Brazil (ABC Plan) tries to conciliate sustainable growth of agricultural production and minimize the environmental impacts promoted by land-use changes. The agriculture, forest and other land uses (AFOLU) sector is …

Redução de custos de transportes sobre a produção de soja: uma aplicação de equilíbrio geral computável para as grandes regiões brasileiras

The purpose of this article is to evaluate the impacts of reduced transport costs for the soy sector in the Brazilian regions. We use the model of General Equilibrium Analysis Project of the Brazilian Economy (PAEG). To achieve the goal, it simulated …

Redução de custos de transportes sobre a produção de soja: uma aplicação de equilíbrio geral computável para as grandes regiões brasileiras

The purpose of this article is to evaluate the impacts of reduced transport costs for the soy sector in the Brazilian regions. We use the model of General Equilibrium Analysis Project of the Brazilian Economy (PAEG). To achieve the goal, it simulated …

Issues in land use change in Brazil

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Spillover effects of rural credit: a CGE application for Brazilian regions

This research aims to determine the spillover effects of rural credit promoted by the interest rate equalization policy (ETJ) on the Brazilian regions. This study uses the General Equilibrium Analysis Project for the Brazilian Economy (PAEG) to …

Análise de vulnerabilidade socioambiental para os municípios da Amazônia Legal

The objective of this research is to develop an Environmental Social Development Index (IDSA) for the counties in the Legal Amazon. As the annual rate of deforestation dropped to low values since 2005 and it is necessary to identify the relationship …

Spillover setorial do crédito rural subsidiado: uma aplicação de EGC para as grandes regiões brasileiras

The aim of this research is to determine the spillover effects of rural credit from interest rates equalization policy (ETJ in Portuguese) over Brazilian agricultural sectors and regions. We use the General Equilibrium Analysis Project of the …