All pages with keywords: Indonesia

Good for the environment, good for business: Foreign acquisitions and energy intensity

a research article by Arlan Brucal 19 June, 2019

The link between foreign ownership and environmental performance remains a controversial issue. This paper contributes to our understanding of this subject by analyzing the impact of foreign acquisitions on plant-level … read more »


Why Indonesia is right to seek a low-carbon future for the sake of its economy, and people

Why Indonesia is right to seek a low-carbon future for the sake of its economy, and people

in the news Nicholas Stern 27 March, 2019

The Indonesian government is blazing a trail for other emerging economies with its recognition of the adverse health, financial and environmental impact of high carbon emissions, and its new plan charting a course towards sustainability says Nicholas Stern. read more »


Few countries have domestic targets for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions that clearly match their pledges to the Paris Agreement

Press release 29 October, 2018

Only 16 countries have set domestic targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are clearly at least as ambitious as their pledged contributions to the goals of the Paris Agreement, … read more »


Delinking economic growth and CO2 emission is possible

Delinking economic growth and CO2 emission is possible

in the news Arlan Brucal 19 February, 2018

Foreign direct investment can be a channel for the transfer of environmentally-friendly technologies, writes Arlan Brucal in LSE Business Review
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Energy savings through foreign acquisitions? Evidence from Indonesian manufacturing plants

Energy savings through foreign acquisitions? Evidence from Indonesian manufacturing plants

a working paper by Arlan Brucal, Inessa Love, Beata Javorcik 18 January, 2018

Using data from Indonesia, this study concludes that FDI can serve as a channel for international transfer of environmentally-friendly technologies and practices, thus directly contributing to environmental progress. read more »


Energy efficiency gains from trade in intermediate inputs: firm-level evidence from Indonesia

Energy efficiency gains from trade in intermediate inputs: firm-level evidence from Indonesia

a working paper by Michele Imbruno, Tobias Ketterer 23 June, 2016

This paper investigates whether importing intermediate goods improves firm-level environmental performance in a developing country, using data from the Indonesian manufacturing sector. read more »


(Not so) Gently down the stream: river pollution and health in Indonesia

(Not so) Gently down the stream: river pollution and health in Indonesia

a working paper by Teevrat Garg, Stuart Hamilton, Jacob Hochard, Evan Plous, John Talbot 6 April, 2016

Waterborne diseases are the leading cause of mortality in developing countries. We emphasize a previously ignored cause of diarrhea – upstream river bathing. Using newly constructed data on upstream-downstream hydrological … read more »


The great  land rush

The great land rush

in the news Nicholas Stern 8 March, 2016

Financial Times, 1 March


Public goods and ethnic diversity: evidence from deforestation in Indonesia

a working paper by Caterina Gennaioli, Stefania Lovo, Alberto Alesina 13 December, 2015

This paper shows that the level of deforestation in Indonesia is positively related to the degree of ethnic fractionalization at the district level. To identify a casual relation we exploit … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Stefania Lovo ‘Understanding permanent migration response to natural disasters and climate shocks – evidence from Indonesia’

Grantham Workshop | Stefania Lovo ‘Understanding permanent migration response to natural disasters and climate shocks – evidence from Indonesia’

Grantham Workshop Stefania Lovo 16 Mar 2016

Stefania Lovo, Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.