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Climate Change and Economic Development in Africa: An Overview

Witness Simbanegavi and Channing Arndt.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy. 4650 words.

Recent studies indicate that climate change will negatively impact Africa's growth and development prospects, particularly in the absence of adaptation and mitigation. Losses of up to 4% of...

Climate Change and Economic Growth Prospects for Malawi: An Uncertainty Approach

Channing Arndt, Adam Schlosser, Kenneth Strzepek and James Thurlow.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 7951 words.

Malawi confronts a growth and development imperative that it must meet in a context characterised by rising temperatures and deep uncertainty about trends in precipitation. This article...

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The potential for green growth and structural transformation in China

Justin Y. Lin and Jintao Xu.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy. 8467 words.

China is the largest and most rapidly growing emerging economy in the world. Its dynamic growth is accompanied by severe pollution problems and large emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2)—it...

Protecting forests, biodiversity, and the climate: predicting policy impact to improve policy choice

Alexander Pfaff and Juan Robalino.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Development Planning and Policy; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 7631 words.

Policies must balance forest conservation’s local costs with its benefits—local to global—in terms of biodiversity, the mitigation of climate change, and other eco-services such as water...

Using a Contingent Valuation Approach for Improved Solid Waste Management Facility: Evidence from Enugu State, Nigeria

William M. Fonta, H. Eme Ichoku, Kanayo K. Ogujiuba and Jude O. Chukwu.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Econometric Modelling. 7719 words.

For most public projects, especially environmental projects that are partly funded by multilateral donor agencies, cost–benefit analysis has become a routine procedure for the approval of...

What Works in Fighting Diarrheal Diseases in Developing Countries? A Critical Review

Alix Peterson Zwane and Michael Kremer.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Development Planning and Policy. 9490 words.

The Millennium Development Goals call for reducing by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water. This goal was adopted in large part because clean...

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