• Inception Workshop

    Inception Workshop for research project on “The Economics of Solid Waste Management & Drainage: sustainable approach to making South Asian cities- climate resilient”

  • Economics of Climate Change

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

  • Ecosystems Management

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

  • Policies and Programs for Greener Development

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

  • Annual Report

    SANDEE activities in 2015


    Joint workshop on Valuing, Managing and Investing in Ecosystem Services in South Asia (April 28 - 29, 2016)

news and events

SANDEE's Call for Research Concept Notes

SANDEE is currently inviting the research concept notes in any ares of environmental or resource economics with implication for the development of South Asia. The deadline of submission if July 31,2017. read more

SANDEE remembers Kenneth Arrow

SANDEE remembers Kenneth Arrow, the greatest economist that we were privileged to meet in our lifetimes, who generously gave his time to help our researchers at the 5th Research and Training Workshop in Rajendrapur, Bangladesh, during December 16-21,2002. read more

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Latest research

Causal Impact of the Adoption of Soil Conservation Measures on Farm Profit, Revenue and Variable Cost in Darjeeling District, India

This study attempts to evaluate the effects of on-farm soil conservation practices on farm profit and its components, revenue, and variable cost. Since farmer..read more

The Corporate Social Responsibility Act in India: An Early Assessment

The government of India recently enacted an Act that mandates firms to spend a minimum amount on corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. This makes India the first country in the world that makes it mandatory f..read more

Is Nepal's Renewable Energy Subsidy Reaching Poor People of Rural Areas? A Study of Biogas and Solar Home Systems

The Government of Nepal has been providing financial support to promote biogas technology since the 1970s and Solar Home Systems (SHS) since the 1990s. This paper analyse data f..read more

Characterization of Gold Mining Institutions in the Nilgiri-Wayanad Region of India: A Historical-Institutional Perspective

This paper explores the complex development of gold mining in the Nilgiri-Wayanad region of Southern India, demonstrating how entwined histories disrupt simple taxonomic st..read more

Are All Shifting Cultivators poor? Evidence from Sri Lanka's Dry zones

Shifting cultivation is one of the main causes of deforestation and forest degradation in Sri Lanka. This study uses household data and satellite images to investigate the determinants of shifting cultivation and the pot..read more

Negative Carbon Leakage : evidence from South Asian Countries

The growth rate of carbon-intensive exports from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to countries that have ratified the Kyoto protocol (in relation to exports to non-ratifying
countries) fell by a factor of 0.37 between 2000 and ..read more

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SANDEE's mission is to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to undertake research on the inter-linkages among economic development, poverty, and environmental changeand to disseminate practical information that can be applied to development policies.
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