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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

Abstract In cities around the world, Covid-19 lockdowns have improved outdoor air quality, in some cases dramatically. Even if only temporary, these improvements could have longer-lasting effects on…

27 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed |

Abstract A growing set of researchers and policymakers argue, somewhat counterintuitively, that regulated timber extraction can help conserve forests in developing countries by discouraging illegal…

27 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed |

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

Abstract Illegal land-use change inside protected areas (PAs) in the global south is common. Yet little is known about whether PAs disproportionately discourage conversion of forests to capital…

27 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed |

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