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  • Maria Waldinger

    Research Officer

    Maria joined the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment in October 2014. Her work focuses on adaptation to climate change in developing countries and the economic effects of long-term climate change in history.

    Background

    Maria holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, UK.

    Research interests

    • Adaptation to climate change – barriers and pre-conditions
    • The economic effects of climate change in developing countries
    • The effects of long-term climate change in history
    • Long-term economic growth

    2015

    Working paper  22 October, 2015

    The economic effects of long-term climate change: evidence from the little ice age

    This paper studies the economic effects of long-term and gradual climate change, over a period of 250 years, when people have time to adapt. read more »

    Working paper  19 May, 2015

    The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

    This synthesis paper informs the development community about the effects of climate change on migration patterns within and out of developing countries, concentrating on the economic aspects of migration. Empirical … read more »

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    2015

    Policy paper  19 October, 2015

    Climate change and migration in developing countries: evidence and implications for PRISE countries

    This paper looks at the economic aspects of migration in six semi-arid countries that are the focus of the PRISE (Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies) project: Burkina Faso, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Pakistan and Tajikistan. read more »

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    2015

    Commentary  19 October, 2015

    Current events in Europe show how quickly a migrant and refugee crisis can escalate

    Does a new study on the effects of climate change on migration patterns in developing countries have any implications for the current refugee crisis in Europe? read more »

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