All pages with keywords: subnational governments

Subnational Leaders and Diplomacy

Subnational Leaders and Diplomacy

a book by Joana Setzer 1 May, 2019

Subnational diplomacy has become an increasingly important part of foreign policy and international relations. This observation concerns a state of affairs that is not necessarily obvious or given. First, by … read more »


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 »


How subnational governments are rescaling environmental governance: the case of the Brazilian state of São Paulo

How subnational governments are rescaling environmental governance: the case of the Brazilian state of São Paulo

a research article by Joana Setzer 28 November, 2014

Setzer, J. (2014). In: Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. November 2014. DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2014.984669


Beyond urban-rural boundaries: Encouraging inter-municipal collaboration for climate change adaptation in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

a research article by Hayley Leck 20 May, 2014

Chapter 5 in Steele,W., Alizadeh, T., Eslami-Andargoli, L., and Serrao-Neumann, S (eds) Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change, Routledge: London.


The effect of environmental decentralization on polluting industries in India

The effect of environmental decentralization on polluting industries in India

a working paper by Stefania Lovo 1 January, 2014

This paper examines the unintended effects of the 2006 reform of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process in India using firm-level data for the period 1998-2012. … read more »


RIO +20 and the institutional framework for sustainable development: the role of subnational governments in global environmental governance

RIO +20 and the institutional framework for sustainable development: the role of subnational governments in global environmental governance

a research article by Joana Setzer 17 June, 2013

Rei, F., Setzer, J. and Cunha, K. (2012). Brazilian Journal of International Law, 9(3), p. 129-140 (Portuguese).


The Role of Local Politicians and Political Realities in Shaping Urban Climate Change Agendas: The Case of eThekwini Municipality

The Role of Local Politicians and Political Realities in Shaping Urban Climate Change Agendas: The Case of eThekwini Municipality

a research article by Hayley Leck 9 June, 2013

Leck, H. 2013. In Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Research, Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Viewpoints, No.9.


Increasing participation in climate policy implementation: a case for engaging SMEs from the transport sector in the city of São Paulo

Increasing participation in climate policy implementation: a case for engaging SMEs from the transport sector in the city of São Paulo

a research article by Joana Setzer 21 February, 2013

In a number of cities around the world the adoption of climate policies has been driven by partnerships between multiple actors from the private sector, NGOs, and academia. With this … read more »


A critical analysis of the contribution of municipal low carbon lifestyle innovations to sustainable development: Durban, South Africa

A critical analysis of the contribution of municipal low carbon lifestyle innovations to sustainable development: Durban, South Africa

a research article by Hayley Leck 8 November, 2012

Scott, D., Sutherland, C., Schiermeyer, EL., Leck, H., and Beling, A. 2012. In Pelfini, A., Fulquet, G., Beling, A. (eds.). La Energía de los Emergentes. Innovación y cooperación para la … read more »


Policy storylines in the Indian climate change regime: opening new political spaces?

Policy storylines in the Indian climate change regime: opening new political spaces?

a research article 20 January, 2012

With this paper I consider the role of diffuse nonstate and subnational actors working together in networks in Indian climate politics. The Indian government has maintained several core principles … read more »