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Pollution
Working Paper
Gold mining pollution and the cost of private healthcare: The case of Ghana

To attract greater levels of foreign direct investment into their gold mining sectors, many mineral-rich countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been willing to overlook serious instances of mining company non-compliance with environmental standards...

Health expenditures Mineral industries Pollution
Journal Article
Public disclosure for carbon abatement: African decision-makers in a PROPER public good experiment

A linear public good experiment adopted from Holt and Laury [1997. Classroom games: Voluntary provision of a public good...

Field experiments Pollution Public goods
Video
Low Carbon Development in China

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 5.2

Pollution
Working Paper
Public Disclosure for Pollution Abatement: African Decision-makers in a PROPER Public Good Experiment

A linear public good experiment has been employed to investigate strategic behaviour in pollution abatement among African climate decision-makers...

Group decision making Hazardous wastes Natural disasters
Blog
The Future of Development – Aid and Beyond
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Just over a year ago, in March 2014, UNU-WIDER published a report entitled: What do we know about aid as we approach 2015?...

Biodiversity conservation Children Climatic changes
Blog
Growth Yes, but where’s the Transformation and Inclusion?

26 March 2014 Roger Williamson Africa is growing, with The Economist noting that 6 out of 10 of the world’s fastest growing economies for 2000-10 were in Africa . But how optimistic should we be?...

Economic development Economic growth Structural adjustment (Economic policy)
Journal Article
Measuring the Carbon Intensity of the South African Economy

We estimate the carbon intensity of industries, products and households in South Africa using data from a high resolution supply-use table...

Industries Economic aspects (Natural resources) Nonrenewable natural resources
Journal Article
Biofuels and Economic Development: a Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for Tanzania

Biofuels could offer new economic opportunities for low-income countries. We use a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model of Tanzania to evaluate different biofuels production options and estimate their impacts on growth and poverty...

Agriculture Climatic changes Natural resources
Book Chapter
Trade Liberalization, Environment and Poverty: A Developing Country Perspective

From the book: Globalization and the Poor in Asia

Economic policy Economic aspects (Environmental policy) International trade
Working Paper
Trade Liberalization, Environment and Poverty: A Developing Country Perspective

This paper revisits the pollution haven hypothesis in the context of Pakistan by offering a systematic analysis of its trade and production patterns...

Economic policy Economic aspects (Environmental policy) International trade
Working Paper
Water and Third World Cities: The Expanding Puzzle

Water and food scarcity are among the major problems that mankind faces today and will increasingly face in the coming decades...

Economic growth Land use Pollution
Book Chapter
Urban Air Pollution in Developing Countries: Problems and Policies

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Air Pollution Transportation
Working Paper
Sustainable Ecosystem in Africa: Managing Natural Forest in Sudan

Agricultural industries Forests and forestry Land use
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