Shaikh M.S.U. Eskander, Samuel Fankhauser, and Shikha Jha ADB Economics Working Paper Series, December 2016
This paper analyzes the drivers of carbon taxes acceptability with survey data and a randomized labeling treatment. Based on a sample of more than 300 individuals, it assesses the … read more »
Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya
Climate change poses increasing risks to economic growth and development efforts across the world. Semi-arid regions (SARs) are one of the hotpots that have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel … read more »
Presentation given at the Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit? LSE Workshop on 6 December 2016.
WIPCAD Lecture Series: Insurance in the face of climate change – private sector risk transfer, governance instrument, or global compensation mechanism?
Presentation given as part of the WIPCAD Lecture Series as Potsdam University. Watch a video of this presentation:
Carbon offsets out of the woods? The acceptability of domestic vs. international reforestation programmes
Following the entry into force of the Paris Agreement in November 2016, governments around the world are now asked to turn their nationally determined contributions into concrete climate policies. Economic … read more »
Global population growth, technology and Malthusian constraints: a quantitative growth theoretic perspective
Lanz, Bruno, Dietz, Simon and Swanson, Tim (2016) Global population growth, technology and Malthusian constraints: a quantitative growth theoretic perspective. International Economic Review . ISSN 0020-6598 (In Press)