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Developing country forests sustain livelihoods, help to control flooding, recharge aquifers, pollinate crops, cycle nutrients, harbor biodiversity, and sequester carbon. As a result, forest loss and…

4 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya

A common policy response to severe air pollution and traffic congestion in developing-country megacities is to ban the driving of vehicles with license plates ending in certain numbers on certain days…

14 February 2019 | Peer Reviewed | China

Little is known about the cost of environmental regulations that target households instead of firms, partly because of significant methodological and data challenges. We use the contingent valuation…

13 August 2018 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden, Central America

This article examines how basic socioeconomic and political factors are associated with higher levels of cooperation to garner a local community's shared green reputation. We analyze panel data on…

16 August 2016 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Abstract: According to advocates, eco-certification is a win–win solution to the problem of environmental degradation caused by developing country agriculture, improving both the environmental and the…

28 June 2016 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Since its creation more than two decades ago as a voluntary market-based approach to improving forest management, forest certification has proliferated rapidly in developing countries. Yet we know…

17 September 2015 | EfD Discussion Paper |

The EfD Report 2014/15 gives you an excellent overview of the EfD centres´ achievements during 2014 and ongoing work during 2015. Ranging from interesting policy stories on how economic research is…

30 June 2015 | Report | South Africa, China, Chile, Sweden, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Central America, Global Hub

Little is known about the cost of environmental regulations such as residential zoning restrictions and recycling mandates that target households instead of firms, partly because of significant…

29 May 2015 | Discussion Paper, EfD Discussion Paper | Central America

Although developing countries have established scores of new protected areas over the past three decades, they often amount to little more than “paper parks” that are chronically short of the…

25 March 2015 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Although protected areas, or “parks”, are among the leading policy tools used to stem tropical deforestation, rigorous evaluations of their effectiveness—that is, evaluations that control for their…

14 February 2015 | Peer Reviewed |