All pages with keywords: development


The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development

a book by Sam Fankhauser, Tom McDermott 8 September, 2016

Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most … 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 »


RSS | Mark Pelling ‘Megacity transitions in the adaptation-development nexus’

Research Seminar Serie 22 Feb 2017

Mark Pelling, Professor of Geography at King’s College London, will be the speaker at this event. Abstract Large and megacities are crucibles of hazard, vulnerability and capacity. Dynamic social, economic … read more »


Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Seminar Dimitri Zenghelis 12 May 2016

Grantham seminar introduced and chaired by Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head of Climate Policy at the Grantham Research Institute Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds … read more »


Driving sustainable development through better infrastructure: Key elements of a transformation program

a policy publication by Amar Bhattacharya, Jeremy Oppenheim, Nicholas Stern 13 July, 2015

Paper produced with The Brookings Institute and The New Climate Economy The U.N. Conference on Financing for Development at Addis Ababa provides a historic opportunity to reach consensus on a … read more »


Financing for Sustainable Development

Financing for Sustainable Development

a research article by Sam Fankhauser 24 November, 2014

Fankhauser, S. and D.W. Pearce (2014). Book chapter in: G. Atkinson, S. Dietz, E. Neumayer and M. Agarwala, eds. Handbook of Sustainable Development. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.


Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?

Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?

a research article by Sam Fankhauser, Tom McDermott 29 May, 2014

This paper analyses the link between income and adaptation to climate events theoretically and empirically. read more »


Alexander Pfaff – Why Integrate Conservation And Development?

Research Seminar Serie 14 May 2014

Speaker: Alexander Pfaff, Duke University


Responding to the Global Crisis and Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Policy Seminar 1 Sep 2009

Launch Lecture of UNCTAD Trade and Development Report Chair: Dr Ken Shadlen, reader in development studies at LSE Speaker: Heiner Flassbeck, director of the Division of Globalization and Development Strategies, … read more »


A Global Deal on Climate Change: the challenges between now and December in Copenhagen

A Global Deal on Climate Change: the challenges between now and December in Copenhagen

Policy Seminar Nicholas Stern 27 Oct 2009

A symposium on climate change, organised by Lord Nicholas Stern, in association with the All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group. Chair: The Lord Speaker Contributors: Lord Nicholas Stern, Lord Rees … read more »