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The Economic Impact of Climate Change on Road Infrastructure in Ghana

Part of Journal Special Issue Economics of climate change impacts on developing countries

Climatic changes Economic aspects (Environment) Global warming
Working Paper
The Economic Impact of Climate Change on Road Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa Countries: Evidence from Ghana

Climate change scenarios for many Sub-Saharan African countries including Ghana indicate that temperatures will increase while rainfall will either increase or decrease. The potential impact of climate change on economic systems is well-known...

Climatic changes Economic aspects (Environment) Global warming
Book Chapter
A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life in Latin America

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Public goods Urban economics Valuation
Working Paper
A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life

A growing number of cities around the world have established systems of monitoring the quality of urban life. Many of those systems combine objective and subjective information and attempt to cover a wide variety of topics...

Public goods Urban economics Valuation
Book Chapter
Sustainability and Well-being Indicators

From the book: Human Well-being

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Measurement (Poverty) Public welfare
Working Paper
Sustainability and Well-being Indicators

This paper provides a review and critical discussion of indicators, which attempt to combine the measurement of sustainability with that of well-being...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Measurement (Poverty) Public welfare
Working Paper
The Pattern and Valuation Effects of Corporate Diversification: A Comparison of the United States, Japan, and Other East Asian Economies

We document that firms in eight East Asian countries and Japan diversify into more segments and engage into more related businesses―as measured by the degree of vertical relatedness and complementarity―than firms in the USA...

Corporations Regression analysis Valuation
Book Chapter
The Management of Coastal Wetlands: Economic Analysis of Combined Ecologic-Economic Systems

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Ecology Economic development Environmental economics
Book Chapter
Valuation of Tropical Forests

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Conservation of natural resources Forests and forestry Sustainable development
Book Chapter
Public Policy toward Social Overhead Capital: The Capitalization Externality

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Capital Land use Public welfare
Working Paper
The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Carbon tax Environmental economics Environmental policy
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