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Environmental economics
Working Paper
The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid for Sustainable Energy

Foreign aid and technology transfer are an essential means, especially for the least developed countries, towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals as well as facilitating adaptation to, and mitigation of, climate change...

Climate change Economic assistance and foreign aid Environmental economics
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (April 2013)

30 April 2013 Tony Addison As April closes, our thoughts turn to UNU-WIDER’s spring/summer programme. And it’s a busy one...

Economic development Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Climate Uncertainty and Economic Development: Evaluating the Case of Mozambique to 2050

We apply a probabilistic approach to the evaluation of climate change impacts in the Zambeze River Valley. The economic modeling relies on an economywide modeling approach...

Climate change Economic forecasting Environmental economics
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2013)

Tony Addison This month saw UNU-WIDER in Stockholm for the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which took place at Sida on 13 March...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture
Working Paper
Every Drop Counts: Assessing Aid for Water and Sanitation

Water and sanitation sectors have been the ‘natural’ subjects of aid for several decades. However, these sectors also were among those most affected by changes in aid approaches and tools...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Environmental economics
Book Chapter
Global Asymmetries and their Implications for Climate and Industrial Policies

From the book: Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century

Environmental economics Environmental policy Global warming
Working Paper
Climate and Industrial Policy in an Asymmetric World

Climate change is a phenomenon leading to randomly distributed disasters around the globe...

Environmental economics Global warming International obligations
Policy Brief
Vulnerability in Developing Countries

The first Millennium Development Goal aims to halve the number of people in the world living in extreme poverty...

Environmental economics Households Poverty
Journal Article
Globalization, Local Ecosystems, and the Rural Poor

Part of Journal Special Issue The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor

Agriculture Environmental economics Globalization
Book Chapter
A Framework for Incorporating Environmental Indicators to the Measurement of Human Well-Being

From the book: Inequality, Poverty and Well-being

Environmental economics Index numbers (Economics) Poverty
Working Paper
Globalization, Local Ecosystems, and the Rural Poor

Livelihoods of the rural poor in developing countries are critically dependent on the health of the local ecosystems...

Agriculture Environmental economics Globalization
Working Paper
Flood Pulses, International Watercourse Law, and Common Pool Resources: a Case Study of the Mekong Lowlands

In river basins around the world, formal agreements based on international watercourse law are seen as important mechanisms for promoting sustainability and cooperation...

Agriculture Environmental economics Sustainable development
Working Paper
A Framework for Incorporating Environmental Indicators to the Measurement of Human Well-Being

This study, relying on an economic-theoretical approach to index numbers, proposes a framework for incorporating environmental indicators to the measurement of human well-being...

Environmental economics Index numbers (Economics) Poverty
Book
The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 1

This text is the first of two volumes. Two and a half billion people are affected directly on a day-to-day basis by the allocation and use of local resources...

Environmental economics Natural resources
Book
The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Two and a half billion people are affected directly on a day to day basis by the allocation and use of purely local resources...

Economic development Environmental economics Natural resources
Book
The Economics of Transnational Commons

Transnational commons, cross-border areas without well-defined property rights, have long been ignored in 'official' development economics...

Environmental economics Natural resources Right of property
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