• Ecosystems Management

    Analysis of ecosystem changes, conserving ecosystems, and institutional arrangements to manage ecosystem services.

  • Economics of Climate Change

    Analysis of climate change impacts, adaptation measures, mitigation strategies, and institutions and policies for long-term adjustment to climate change.

  • Policies and Programs for Greener Development

    Evaluation of different environmental policies, regulations and programs and their implications for sustainable development.

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SANDEE's Call for Research Concept Notes, Fall 2014 Deadline: Nov 30, 2014

SANDEE is currently inviting research concept notes under the over-arching theme: Learning across Borders: The Economics of Environment and Natural Resource Management. Selected concept notes that focus on transboundary areas..read more

Ph.D. Dissertation Scholarships in Environment and Development Economics, Bangladesh - Call for Applications!

The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) and the Asian Center for Development (ACD) seek to offer Ph.D. Dissertation Scholarships in the field of environme..read more

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The Impact of Climate Change on Rice Production in Nepal

This paper examines the sensitivity of rice yield in Nepal to changes in climate variables and the magnitude of potential impacts on rice productivity in the future. Our findings draw attention to the differential impacts on rice yield dependin..read more

Examining the Impact of Climate Change on Migration through the Agricultural Channel: Evidence from District Level Panel Data from Bangladesh

This paper studies how changes in climatic variables such as temperature and rainfall impact migration through agriculture. We use district level data (64 dist..read more

Operationalizing Environmental- Economic National Accounts

It is rare to see statisticians, ecologists, economists and policy analysts sit across the table and talk to each other on a common agenda. On October 8-10, some 100 such professionals met at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand to d..read more

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Bt Cotton: Evidence from Pakistan

Abstract: This study estimates the benefits from adopting Bt cotton seeds in Punjab, Pakistan over two cropping seasons in 2008 and 2009. This study uses reduced-form panel models to determine the average effects..read more

Do Open Sewers Lead to a Reduction in Housing Prices? Evidence from Rawalpindi, Pakistan

In this study, we use the Hedonic property value method to estimate how a disamenity, bad odor from an open sewer system, affects housing prices in the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan. We provide estimates of the ..read more

Tobacco Curing and Fuel Efficiency in Karnataka, India

Abstract: The state of Karnataka in India produces some of the best Flue Cured Virginia Tobacco in the world, 75 percent of which is cured with fuelwood and another 20 percent with coffee husks. This paper examines the economic f..read more

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