in Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources
September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 4780 words.
The green paradox arises from the reaction of non-renewable-resource suppliers in anticipation of future price changes. Yet there exists no formal treatment of non-renewable resource...
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in Institutions in Transition
June 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 14523 words.
The current trend of property rights reform in China is towards nationalization or privatization through the lease system. Exactly for this reason, experimentation with alternative tenure...
in Behavioral Ecology
July 2000; p ublished online July 2000 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6675 words.
We designed a dynamic optimization model to examine anuran-breeding phenologies. We evaluated the fitness consequences for males adopting one of four alternative strategies : calling,...
Seed reserve composition in 19 tree species of a tropical deciduous forest in Mexico and its relationship to seed germination and seedling growth
in Annals of Botany
May 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8388 words.
Background and Aims
The size and composition of seed reserves may reflect the ecological strategy and evolutionary history of a species and also temporal...
Influence of summer sowing dates, N fertilization and irrigation on autumn VSP accumulation and dynamics of spring regrowth in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
in Journal of Experimental Botany
January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7341 words.
Herbage yield of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) depends on forage management or environmental conditions that change C and N resource acquisition, and endogenous plants factors such as root...
Shifts in biomass and resource allocation patterns following defoliation in Eucalyptus globulus growing with varying water and nutrient supplies
in Tree Physiology
June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7312 words.
In woody species, potential mechanisms to compensate for tissue loss to herbivory and diseases have been related to post-event shifts in growth, biomass and internal resource allocation...
in Global Energy
September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 10147 words.
The chapter focuses on the fossil fuels that currently dominate the global energy system. The first part examines the complex issues of reserve definitions and cost curves and seeks to...
in Policing in Northern Ireland
June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 15018 words.
The chapter concerns one of the most controversial sections.in the Independent Commission’s report – achieving in the police service greater representativeness of the community it serves....
in Psychotherapy in An Age of Neuroscience
May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 4476 words.
Psychotherapy can be integrated into the practice of psychiatry, but doing so requires changes in how mental health services are currently delivered. The delivery of psychiatric services...
in Accessing Healthcare
January 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 9753 words.
The Canadian ‘health transfer policy’ announced in 1986 offered First Nations the opportunity to take over the administration and delivery of health services on reserves. In 2001, Health...
in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest
June 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .
Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 7094 words.
The history of Uganda’s forests provides the background for a detailed description of Budongo: a moist, semi-deciduous tropical rain forest, 136 square miles (425 square km) in extent, with...
in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Context and Concepts
P ublished online January 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 10131 words.
This chapter presents a stylized framework for modeling African economies using the dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) approach. We introduce several features relevant to...
in Arbitration of International Mining Disputes
Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 22 pages. 11137 words.
This chapter discusses the three main types of financing for mining projects and their respective potential for international disputes. These main forms of financing are: equity financing,...
in Environment and Development Economics
April 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 11266 words.
Benin’s forest reserves are seriously threatened by legal and illegal logging, among other activities. Since 1990, the government has adopted co-management as an institutional device to...
in Is the Planet Full?
May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 10309 words.
This chapter delivers a mixed forecast for the impact of population growth on mineral resources. On one hand, technological advancement has allowed humans to extract resources from places...
in Managing Resource Abundance and Wealth
May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 5876 words.
It is common, if problematic, to refer to the Norwegian model of resource management as a blueprint for developing countries that wish to avoid the Paradox of Plenty. This introductory...
A Test for the Resource Remobilization Hypothesis: Tree Sprouting using Carbohydrates from Above-ground Parts
in Annals of Botany
August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.
To test the resource remobilization hypothesis, i.e. the hypothesis that some trees sprout from root-collars or from the lower part of trunks using resources obtained from above-ground parts...
in Tree Physiology
July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9096 words.
Forest productivity declines with tree age. This decline may be due to changes in metabolic functions, resource availability and/or changes in resource allocation (between growth,...
in Journal of Medical Entomology
May 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4371 words.
The extensive use of insecticides to control vector populations has lead to the widespread development of different mechanisms of insecticide resistance. Mutations that confer insecticide...
in A Dictionary of Business and Management in the Middle East and North Africa
P ublished online May 2019 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Middle Eastern Studies. 200 words.
A characterization of the negative consequences of a country possessing large mineral reserves. The term was first used by Richard Auty to express the ‘paradox of plenty’—that those states...