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Global warming
Working Paper
The Impact of Climate Change on Pastoral Production Systems: A Study of Climate Variability and Household Adaptation Strategies in Southern Ethiopian Rangelands

This paper examines the determinants and implied economic impacts of climate change adaptation strategies in the context of traditional pastoralism. It is based on a household level survey in southern Ethiopian rangelands...

Agriculture Economic aspects (Environment) Global warming
Working Paper
Implications of Climate Change for Ghana’s Economy

Long-run economic development in Ghana is potentially vulnerable to anthropogenic climate change given the country’s dependence on rainfed agriculture, hydropower, and unpaved rural roads...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic aspects (Environment) Global warming
Working Paper
The Effect of Climate Change on Economic Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper is a contribution to the empirics of climate change and its effect on sustainable economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Econometrics Econometric models (Economic development) Environmental economics
Working Paper
Climate Change and Economic Growth Prospects for Malawi: An Uncertainty Approach

Malawi confronts a development imperative in a context of rising temperatures and deep uncertainty about precipitation trends. We evaluate the implications of climate change for overall growth and development prospects to 2050...

Climate change Economic development Global warming
Research Brief
The Price of Inaction - Climate Change in Mozambique

All climate scenarios considered result in reduced national welfare, if no reforms are enacted...

Climate change Equilibrium (Economics) Global warming
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 Economic aspects (Environmental policy)
From The Editor's Desk (December 2012)

Tony Addison This year has rushed by at speed. For UNU-WIDER it’s been a year of big successes. We will have published some 110 working papers by the end of December, up from 96 in 2011 (go here for the latest list)...

Economic aspects (Economic development) Economic aspects (Environment) Climate change
Climate Change and Development Policy

James Thurlow UNU-WIDER recently hosted an international conference on ‘Climate Change and Development Policy’. We were motivated by the apparent disconnect between research and policy on this issue...

Economic aspects (Environmental policy) Economic development Economic growth
Climate Change and Development Policy: Competing Aims?

Yongfu Huang The climate change crisis and development needs of the world's poor require us to acknowledge the necessity and urgency for both continued growth at the current pace, and rapid greening of this growth strategy...

Climate change Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
From the Editor’s Desk (September 2012)

Tony Addison Mid-September finds UNU-WIDER very busy preparing for our big conference on climate change and development policy that takes place later this month, as well as our WIDER Annual Lecture by Lant Pritchett of Harvard University (you can als...

Pollution (Air) Agricultural innovations Agriculture
Working Paper
The Economic Costs of Climate Change: a Multi-Sector Impact Assessment for Vietnam

Unlike existing studies, we adopt a multi-sectoral approach and consider the full range of climate projections. Biophysical damages are translated into economic costs using a dynamic economywide model...

Climate change Econometric models Economic aspects (Environment)
Journal Article
A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Economic forecasting Simulation methods (Economics)
Journal Article
Economic Development under Climate Change

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Climate change Economic development Global warming
Journal Article
Some Forward Looking Thoughts on Studying Climate Adaptation for an Uncertain Future: A Postscript Editorial Comment

Part of Journal Special Issue Climate Change and Economic Development

Climate change Decision making Global warming
Journal Special Issue
Climate Change and Economic Development

The roots of development economics lie in the study of large-scale phenomena such as economic transformation...

Climate change Economic development Economic aspects (Environment)
From the Editor's Desk (August 2012)

Tony Addison With this issue, Angle returns refreshed from its Nordic summer break. The sun continues to shine on the Baltic, although it is getting noticeably chillier as we now head into the autumn...

Economic aspects (Environment) Children Climate change
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