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The price elasticity of African elephant poaching (English)


This paper estimates the elasticity of elephant poaching with respect to prices. To identify the supply curve, the authors observe that ivory is a storable commodity and hence subject to Hotelling's no-arbitrage condition. The price of gold, one of many... See More +


  • Do, Quy-Toan; Levchenko, Andrei A.; Ma, Lin; Blanc, Julian; Milliken, Tom; Dublin, Holly;
  • 2018/02/12 13:36:03
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8335
  • 1
  • 1
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • 2018/02/12 13:32:40
  • Disclosed
  • The price elasticity of African elephant poaching
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