All pages with keywords: development economics

Sustainability Economics

Sustainability Economics

a book by Giles Atkinson, Sam Fankhauser 25 September, 2019

The unprecedented advances in economic development witnessed over the past decades cannot continue if economic progress comes at the expense of the natural environment. The Sustainable Development Goals, agreed globally … read more »


Climate change, development, poverty and economics

Climate change, development, poverty and economics

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser, Nicholas Stern 17 October, 2016

Putting the SDGs and Paris Agreement together, the agreements of 2015 have given us, for the first time, a global agenda for sustainable development applying to all countries. This paper sets out the implications of this agenda, and climate change in particular, for development economics and development policy. read more »


Book launch | The economics of climate-resilient development

Book launch | The economics of climate-resilient development

Professor Sam Fankhauser and Dr Thomas McDermott host a panel debate to launch their new edited volume ‘The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development‘. The panel includes a number of the contributors to the … read more »


Geography, institutions and development: a review of the long-run impacts of climate change

a research article by David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe, Tom McDermott 20 May, 2016

The links among climate change, economic growth and economic development have gained increasing attention over recent years in both the academic and policy literature. However, most of the existing literature … read more »


Our low-carbon future

Our low-carbon future

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 21 October, 2009

Efforts to curb climate change and help the poor are inextricably entwined, writes the author of a landmark report on the economics of climate change. European Voice