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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...

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...

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 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 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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Climate policy

John Hassler, Per Krusell and Jonas Nycander.

in Economic Policy

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 23932 words.

This paper makes suggestions for climate policy and defends them based on recent research in economics and the natural sciences. In summary: (i) the optimal carbon tax is rather modest;...

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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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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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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The environment and directed technical change in a North–South model

Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion and David Hémous.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Environmental Economics; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 9062 words.

A key question in the economics of climate change is the importance of global policy coordination in reducing carbon emissions. In this paper, we study this question using a two-country...

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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Exploration during turbulent times: an analysis of the relation between cooperation in innovation activities and radical innovation performance during the economic crisis

Lorena M D’Agostino and Rosina Moreno.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Environmental Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 14796 words.

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This article investigates the relation between cooperation in innovation activities and innovation before and during the last economic recession. We...

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...

Fossil fuel producers under threat

Frederick van der Ploeg.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 9448 words.

Oil and gas producers face three threats: prolonged low oil and gas prices, tightening of climate policy and a tough budget on cumulative carbon emissions, and technological innovation...