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The land certification program and off-farm employment in Ethiopia

The land certification program and off-farm employment in Ethiopia

a working paper by Mintewab Bezabih about 21 hours ago

Land tenure security has long been touted as key to increased performance of the agricultural sector in developing countries. This paper utilizes household level panel data to analyse the impact … read more »


Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of agricultural land expansion and global biodiversity decline

Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of agricultural land expansion and global biodiversity decline

a working paper by Simon Dietz 2 days ago

Modern agriculture relies on a small number of highly productive crops and the continued expansion of agricultural land area has led to a significant loss of biodiversity. In this paper … read more »


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Public goods and ethnic diversity: evidence from deforestation in Indonesia

a working paper by Caterina Gennaioli, Stefania Lovo 6 days ago

We show that the level of deforestation in Indonesia is positively correlated with the degree of ethnic fractionalization of the communities. We explore several channels that may link the two … read more »


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Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies

Does climate change policy cause companies to shift the location of production, thereby creating carbon leakage? We examine the impact of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) on … read more »


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Modelling land use, deforestation, and policy analysis: A hybrid optimization-ABM heterogeneous agent model with application to the Bolivian Amazon

a working paper 8 days ago

Policy interventions designed to simultaneously stem deforestation and reduce poverty in tropical countries entail complex socio-environmental trade-offs. A hybrid model, comprising an optimising, agricultural household model integrated into the ‘shell’ … read more »


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Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Samuela Bassi about 2 months ago

The ongoing review of the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget is closely linked to the debate over the impact that domestic climate change policies can have on the competitiveness of businesses. … read more »


Climate change policies and the UK business sector: Overview, impacts & suggestions for reform

Climate change policies and the UK business sector: Overview, impacts & suggestions for reform

a briefing note by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Antoine Dechezleprêtre about 3 months ago

Presentation given at the 2014 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics in Istanbul on 1st July.


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A UK ‘dash’ for smart gas poster

a briefing note by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Bob Ward about 3 months ago

UK dash for shale gas poster read more »


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Mobilising private-sector engagement in LEDS and NAMAs

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova about 3 months ago

Lessons learned from UNDP’s low emission capacity building programme read more »


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Barriers in developing national mitigation strategies and actions in developing countries

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova about 3 months ago

The study identifies barriers to the design and implementation of low emission development strategies (LEDS) and mitigation actions (NAMAs) encountered in developing countries read more »


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We can avoid climate change, and boost the world’s economy – if we act now

We can avoid climate change, and boost the world’s economy – if we act now

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 19 hours ago

Reversing the damage is within our grasp, but it will hinge on a strong international climate agreement and policies that make polluters pay read more »


Seven things we learned from Lord Stern’s New Climate Economy report

Seven things we learned from Lord Stern’s New Climate Economy report

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 19 hours ago

A major new report says the world can tackle climate change without harming economic growth. Here’s the digested read read more »


Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy

Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 19 hours ago

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern read more »


Climate change remedies ‘affordable’, says global body

Climate change remedies ‘affordable’, says global body

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 19 hours ago

Politicians will put the world economy at risk if they fail to tackle climate change, a global commission has warned. read more »



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