All pages with keywords: Households

Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

This briefing note submits learning to the Talanoa Dialogue process from PRISE on supporting private adaptation to climate change by households and businesses in semi-arid lands. read more »


Consultation response: ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’

Consultation response: ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’

a policy publication by Samuela Bassi, Daire McCoy 9 January, 2018

This paper provides responses to selected questions in the UK government’s call for evidence on ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’. read more »


Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

a working paper by Lutz Sager 17 November, 2017

This paper analyses the relationship between the distribution of income and the carbon dioxide content of household consumption in the US, describing a potential ‘equity-pollution dilemma’ and proposing a method to quantify it. read more »


Was von Thünen right? Cattle intensification and deforestation in Brazil

Was von Thünen right? Cattle intensification and deforestation in Brazil

a working paper by Francisco Pereira Fontes, Charles Palmer 27 January, 2017

This paper examines whether patterns of cattle intensification, deforestation and pasture expansion in the Brazilian state of Rondonia are consistent with the land rent framework, in which location and distance to markets are key determinants of rents. read more »


RSS | Maureen Cropper ‘Household location decisions and the value of climate amenities’

Research Seminar Serie 8 Mar 2017

Maureen Cropper, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland, will be the speaker at this event. Maureen will present her recent paper: “Household Location … read more »


Grantham Seminar – Promoting energy efficiency in the housing sector: Economic analysis of Spain’s experience

Seminar 23 Apr 2015

The Grantham Research Institute invites you to attend our upcoming Seminar featuring Ibon Galarraga, Deputy Director and Research Professor at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3). Ibon will be … read more »