Strengthening non-state climate action: a progress assessment of commitments launched at the 2014 UN Climate Summit
This report provides the first progress assessment of climate actions launched at the 2014 UN Climate Summit in New York. It considers the distribution and performance of climate actions along … read more »
Commodity markets have experienced a surge in participation by financial investors over the past decade. This notable uptick highlighted the potential effect of financialization as one of the causes of … read more »
This paper investigates very long run pre-industrial economic development. New annual GDP per capita data for six European countries over the last seven hundred years paint a clearer picture of the history of European economic development. read more »
Neha Mittal, Ajay Gajanan Bhave, Ashok Mishra, Rajendra Singh (2015). In: Water Resources Management.
Paper considers the practical trade-offs policy makers and practitioners must navigate when utilizing the concept of well-being in environmental interventions. read more »
This paper focuses on two main sources of tenure insecurity, informal short-term tenancy contracts, and customary gender-biased inheritance practices. Using a large plot-level dataset from Malawi, the analysis employs a linear probability model with household fixed effects and finds that both sources of insecurity have a negative effect on soil conservation investments. read more »
Presentation to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) / Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Legislators Expert Meeting on Climate Change, London, 26 October 2015. Participants included legislators from 16 countries.
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 »
This paper analyses the health effects of residential noise annoyance using a high quality longitudinal survey of over 5000 adults in the Netherlands between 2007 and 2013. read more »