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Abstract The value-added by plastic film mulches are numerous in agricultural productivity and its global acceptance is unprecedented. However, its disturbing effects on the natural water cycling…

2 June 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Nigeria

Coastal communities depending on small-scale fisheries (SSFs) are poorly understood. Designing policies to address their vulnerabilities requires understanding the socioeconomic context in which SSFs…

8 April 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract A number of wetland ecosystem-services valuation studies around the world have been carried out, however, most of these studies have focused on wetlands in developed countries and few have…

23 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Ethiopia

We determine whether community pharmacies in Bogotá produce differential quality signals, and if they are related to an objective quality measure: the compliance with prescription rules. In this…

8 April 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract. In this paper, we estimate the Value of Statistical Life (VSL) for Chile, Colombia, and the United States using a hedonic wage model and a pseudo-panel approach. The VSL is a major component…

8 April 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia, Chile

Abstract We derive causal property value impacts of the coal-to-gas fuel switching conversion implemented by several power plants in the United States. We use an extensive dataset of property…

24 August 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract Poorer countries often face a severe trade-off: the need to improve socio-economic conditions is hard to balance with the maintenance of key ecological processes. As a case study, we select…

7 February 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

This paper exploits individual-level data before the implementation of a national policy to understand the factors driving avoidance of plastic consumption and explore potential inconsistencies…

26 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

The incidence of tick-borne disease has increased in Sweden and consequently the hospital costs. The calculated cost of TBE to society provides a baseline for decisions on immunization programs.

25 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

Air pollution in urban areas is one of the most severe environmental problems facing developing and transition economies. In Chile, many cities exceed the World Health Organization's norms for ambient…

7 December 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile