All pages with keywords: development


Raising finance to support developing country action: some economic considerations

Raising finance to support developing country action: some economic considerations

a research article by Alex Bowen 20 June, 2011

This article explores the principles that should guide efforts to raise finance for climate action in developing countries. The main conclusions are that, first, there is an important role … read more »


Self-interested low-carbon growth in G-20 emerging markets

Self-interested low-carbon growth in G-20 emerging markets

a research article by Cameron Hepburn 19 May, 2011

This article suggests that some or all G-20 Emerging Markets (GEMs = Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey) could seize the climate policy agenda … read more »


On natural disasters and economic development

On natural disasters and economic development

a research article by Tom McDermott 19 March, 2011

Reference McDermott, T.K.J. 2011. On natural disasters and economic development. Trinity College Dublin Journal of Postgraduate Research, v.10, pp.54-66.


The Changing Wealth of Nations: measuring sustainable development in the New Millennium

The Changing Wealth of Nations: measuring sustainable development in the New Millennium

a research article by Gianni Ruta 24 January, 2011

Close to one third of the wealth of low-income countries comes from their “natural capital” which includes forests, protected areas, agricultural lands, energy and minerals, according to a new … read more »


Raising finance to support developing country action: some economic considerations

Raising finance to support developing country action: some economic considerations

a working paper by Alex Bowen 1 January, 2011

This article explores the principles that should guide efforts to raise finance for climate action in developing countries. The main conclusions are that:First, there is an … read more »


Adaptation investments: a resource allocation framework

Adaptation investments: a resource allocation framework

a research article by Rhona Barr, Sam Fankhauser 19 July, 2010

Additional finance for adaptation is an important element of the emerging international climate change framework. This paper discusses how adaptation funding may be allocated among developing countries in a … read more »


A changed Africa still needs our help to grow

A changed Africa still needs our help to grow

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 31 May, 2010

Five years ago, the Commission for Africa argued that supporting the continent’s quest for growth and development was not only a moral imperative but also enlightened self-interest. The Financial Times … read more »


Economics and the governance of sustainable development. Governing Sustainability: essays in honour of Tim O’Riordan

Economics and the governance of sustainable development. Governing Sustainability: essays in honour of Tim O’Riordan

a research article by Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer 1 January, 2009

In this chapter we assess the role of economics in governance for sustainable development. Firstly, we ask how has the‘mainstream’ environmental and resource economics paradigm helped us understand the … read more »