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Biodiversity, poverty, and development

Charles Palmer and Salvatore Di Falco.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 10597 words.

Biodiversity is crucial for the production of a range of marketed and non-marketed ecosystem goods and services. This paper reviews the empirical evidence for the role of terrestrial...

Climate and the Emergence of Global Income Differences

Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, Carl-Johan Dalgaard and Pablo Selaya.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Health, Education, and Welfare; Environmental Economics. 15231 words.

The latitude gradient in comparative development is a striking fact: as one moves away from the equator, economic activity rises. While this regularity is well known, it is not well...

Climate Change, Agriculture, and Poverty

Thomas W. Hertel and Stephanie D. Rosch.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 14997 words.

Even though much has been written about climate change and poverty as distinct and complex problems, the link between them has received little attention. Understanding this link is vital...

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Climate Change and Economic Growth in Africa: An Econometric Analysis

Babatunde O. Abidoye and Ayodele F. Odusola.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Environmental Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10082 words.

The economic landscape of most African countries depends essentially on the dynamics of climate change. Key sectors driving their economic performance and livelihoods such as agriculture,...

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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Creating Incentives for the Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Developing Countries: The Role of Soil Carbon Sequestration

John M. Antle and Bocar Diagana.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 4126 words.

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The Determinants of Migration from Sub-Saharan African Countries

Wim Naudé.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics; Household Analysis; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 8851 words.

This paper investigates the determinants of migration from 45 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries over the period 1965–2005. The significant determinants are armed conflict and lack of job...

Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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Disasters and development: natural disasters, credit constraints, and economic growth

Thomas K.J. McDermott, Frank Barry and Richard S.J. Tol.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economic Development. 9027 words.

Using a simple two-period model of the economy, we demonstrate the potential effects of natural disasters on economic growth over the medium to long term. In particular, we focus on the...

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Economic development and environmental policy in Turkey: an institutionalist critique

Eyüp Özveren and Selin Efşan Nas.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10848 words.

Turkey has had a prolonged exemplary experience with economic development. In this paper we will trace the emergence of an environmental concern within development planning in Turkey, after...

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An Empirical Exploration of the Population-Environment Nexus in India

Haimanti Bhattacharya and Robert Innes.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Demographic Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 10873 words.

This article presents an empirical study of population growth and environmental change using cross-section district-level data from South, Central, and West India. Environmental change is...

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Estimation of Water Demand in Developing Countries: An Overview

Céline Nauges and Dale Whittington.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 12155 words.

A better understanding of household water use in developing countries is necessary to manage and expand water systems more effectively. Several meta-analyzes have examined the determinants...

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Extreme weather and demand for index insurance in rural India

Benedikte Bjerge and Neda Trifkovic.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Design of Experiments; Insurance; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 12252 words.

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Index insurance appeared recently in developing countries with the expectation to improve agricultural output and living standards in general. We...

Green Gold or Green Wash: Environmental Consequences of Biofuels in the Developing World*

Gerald C. Nelson and Richard D. Robertson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 3063 words.

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A Hedonic Valuation of Residential Water Services

William F. Vásquez.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 6795 words.

This paper investigates the economic value of municipal, private, and community-managed water services in Guatemala through a hedonic analysis of rental housing prices observed in 2006....

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How Do African Farm Households Respond to Changes in Current and Past Weather Patterns? A Structural Panel Data Analysis from Malawi

Juan Sesmero, Jacob Ricker-Gilbert and Aaron Cook.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Particular Labour Markets; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics. 14535 words.

We use three waves of nationally representative household-level panel data from Malawi to estimate a structural model characterizing the response of smallholder farm households to current...

Human Security and Development in Africa: An Overview

Olu Ajakaiye and Stefan Dercon.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Environmental Economics. 1157 words.

This volume revisits the risks posed to sustainable development in Africa by natural disasters, climate change and political violence, contributing to the evidence base and identifying key...

The Impacts of Climate Change on the Poor in Disadvantaged Regions

Edward B Barbier and Jacob P Hochard.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economic Development. 8749 words.

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Populations in developing countries that are located in less-favored agricultural areas (LFAAs)— agricultural lands constrained by difficult terrain,...

Is Environmentally Friendly Agriculture Less Profitable for Farmers? Evidence on Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh

Susmita Dasgupta, Craig Meisner and David Wheeler.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 5045 words.

Concerns about the sustainability of conventional agriculture have prompted widespread introduction of integrated pest management (IPM), an ecologically based approach to control harmful...

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Is There Persistence in the Impact of Emergency Food Aid? Evidence on Consumption, Food Security, and Assets in Rural Ethiopia

Daniel O. Gilligan and John Hoddinott.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 10923 words.

We identify the impact of emergency food aid programs after the 2002 drought in rural Ethiopia on future welfare. Based on a difference-in-differences matching estimator, participation in...

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