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New paper (OA) published in Agriculture Systems

04 September 2020

We examine the historical legacy of the Soviet Union on the current rate of human-induced soil erosion using a spatial regression discontinuity design. We find that soil erosion in countries that were part of the former Soviet Union is 26% lower than in neighboring countries.

Wüpper, David; Borrelli, Pasquale; Müller, Daniel; Finger, Robert (2020) Quantifying the soil erosion legacy of the Soviet UnionAgricultural Systems 185