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The AAEA: Ever Growing and Changing Research Challenges

Alex McCalla, Emery Castle and Vernon Eidman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 14259 words.

The changing economic conditions over the past century, along with changes in technology and developments in economic theory and quantitative methods, helped shape the profession we...

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Agricultural Production under Climate Change: The Potential Impacts of Shifting Regional Water Balances in the United States

Elizabeth Marshall, Marcel Aillery, Scott Malcolm and Ryan Williams.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 10422 words.

General circulation models predict significant and accelerating changes in local patterns of precipitation and temperature during the twenty-first century. Agriculture's vulnerability to...

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Asymmetric Terms-of-Trade Shocks in a Monetary Union: An Application to West Africa

Benjamin Carton, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Gilles Dufrénot and Loïc Batté.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit. 9861 words.

We propose a two-country dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model of a monetary union facing asymmetric terms-of-trade shocks, calibrated on Nigeria and West African Economic and...

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Austerity and fraud under different structures of technology and resource abundance

Jing Chen and James Galbraith.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Production and Organizations; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 4728 words.

We present the implications of a simple analytical theory in which economic crisis emerges from rising real resource costs in systems with high fixed costs relative to variable costs. We...

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Can CCS and NET enable the continued use of fossil carbon fuels after CoP21?

R. Stuart Haszeldine.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Energy Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Publicly Provided Goods; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Market Structure and Pricing; General Economics. 9908 words.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) does not generate energy. CCS applied to fossil and modern bio-carbon fuels and feedstocks removes environmentally damaging CO2 emissions. CoP21 stipulated...

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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

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Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Environments: Modeling Challenges for Resource and Environmental Economists

Sathya Gopalakrishnan, Craig E Landry and Martin D Smith.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

February 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics. 9583 words.

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Analysis of coastal climate change adaptation requires combining environmental and resource economics with other disciplines. Sea level rise, ocean...

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Closing coal: economic and moral incentives

Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10778 words.

Climate policy requires that much of the world’s reserves of fossil fuels remain unburned. This paper makes the case for implementing this directly through policy to close the global coal...

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The Commodity Terms of Trade, Unit Roots, and Nonlinear Alternatives: A Smooth Transition Approach

Joseph V. Balagtas and Matthew T. Holt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 9246 words.

This article extends the recent literature on the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis of a long-run decline in the relative prices of primary commodities. Our main innovation is testing for and...

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Conservation Planning: A Review of Return on Investment Analysis

James Boyd, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell and Juha Siikamäki.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 8914 words.

Land and natural resource conservation programs are increasingly being evaluated on the basis of their return on investment (ROI). Conservation ROI analysis quantitatively measures the...

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Determinants of foreign land acquisitions in low- and middle-income countries

Jann Lay and Kerstin Nolte.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12267 words.

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This article analyses the determinants of growing demand for agricultural land in developing countries. We propose some determinants that are specific...

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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...

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The Diffusion of New Agricultural Technologies: The Case of Crossbred-Cow Technology in Tanzania

Awudu Abdulai and Wallace E. Huffman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 8952 words.

The recent literature on agricultural technology adoption shows that diffusion of new technologies varies significantly across space and time. Furthermore, puzzles exist about why some...

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Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America

Hunt Allcott and Daniel Keniston.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Manufacturing; Primary Products; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 18473 words.

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Do natural resources benefit producer economies, or is there a “Natural Resource Curse”, perhaps as the crowd-out of manufacturing productivity...

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A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

Daron Acemoglu, Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski and Pierre Yared.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 16983 words.

We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. Our focus is on the interaction between the scarcity of resources and the...

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The Early History of Environmental Economics

Agnar Sandmo.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Environmental Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10450 words.

This article traces the history of economists’ treatment of environmental problems prior to the establishment of environmental economics as a separate field in the 1960s. I examine the...

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The economic analysis of biodiversity: an assessment

Dieter Helm and Cameron Hepburn.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 10578 words.

Biodiversity is complex, difficult to define, difficult to measure, and often involves international and intergenerational considerations. Biodiversity loss presents significant economic...

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The Economics of Canadian Oil Sands

Anthony Heyes, Andrew Leach and Charles F Mason.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics. 9669 words.

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We analyze the status of Canadian oil sands and examine future prospects. Our analysis suggests sustained activity in the sector in the medium- to...

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Energy Price Reform: Lessons for Policymakers

David Coady, Ian W H Parry and Baoping Shang.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10197 words.

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Following the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, and given concerns about increasing air pollution in many urban areas and historically high...