Brian Blankespoor

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/decrgbrianblankespoor/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Economics of Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events in Developing Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent Consultant and Center for Global Development
Downloads 332 (128,401)
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Women, Girls, Extreme Weather, Education, Economic Development, Climate Change

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Health Costs and Benefits of Ddt Use in Malaria Control and Prevention

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6203
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 254 (168,991)

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Disease Control & Prevention, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Population Policies, Health Systems Development & Reform, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases

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Urbanization and Development: Is Latin America and the Caribbean Different from the Rest of the World?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Pennsylvania and World Bank
Downloads 185 (226,841)
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City to City Alliances, Regional Urban Development, Economic Growth, Urban Economics, Urban Economic Development, Urban Communities, Economic Theory & Research, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Industrial Economics

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Adaptation to Climate Extremes in Developing Countries: The Role of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5342
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent Consultant and World Bank - Policy Research Department
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Hazard Risk Management, Population Policies, Climate Change Economics, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Climate Change Impacts

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Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Wetlands: Impacts and Costs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6277
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Brian Blankespoor, Susmita Dasgupta and Benoit Laplante
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Independent Consultant
Downloads 154 (264,718)

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Wetlands, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Environment, Environmental Economics & Policies, Common Property Resource Development

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Economic Dynamics and Forest Clearing: A Spatial Econometric Analysis for Indonesia

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 280
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 111 (338,575)
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Roads and the Geography of Economic Activities in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8226
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Downloads 87 (395,806)

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City to City Alliances, Regional Urban Development, Urban Economics, Urban Economic Development, Urban Communities, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, International Trade and Trade Rules

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Climate Change and State Grievances: The Resiliency of International River Treaties to Increased Water Variability

Insights, Vol. 3, No. 22, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Johns Hopkins University, US Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University - School of Forestry and Environmental StudiesUnited Nations Development Programme
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Assessing Economic and Political Impacts of Hydrological Variability on Treaties: Case Studies on the Zambezi and Mekong Basins

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5996
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Brian Blankespoor, Alan Basist, Ariel Dinar and Shlomi Dinar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Commodity Hedges, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and Johns Hopkins University
Downloads 79 (418,854)

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Wetlands, Water Supply and Systems, Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Water and Industry, Common Property Resource Development

10.

Mangroves as Protection from Storm Surges in a Changing Climate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7596
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Brian Blankespoor, Susmita Dasgupta and Glenn-Marie Lange
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 75 (431,315)

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Global Environment, Adaptation to Climate Change

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Protected Areas and Deforestation: New Results from High Resolution Panel Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7091
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Brian Blankespoor, Susmita Dasgupta and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 75 (431,315)
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Environmental Strategy, Environmental Management, Coastal and Marine Resources, Energy and Natural Resources

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The Impact of Water Supply Variability on Treaty Cooperation between International Bilateral River Basin Riparian States

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5307
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Johns Hopkins University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Water and Industry, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Drought Management, Common Property Resource Development

Bridge to Bigpush or Backwash? Market Integration, Reallocation, and Productivity Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 May 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Core-Periphery, Density, Deindustrialization, Agricultural Productivity, Bridge, Bigpush, Backwash, Agglomeration

Bridge to Bigpush or Backwash? Market Integration, Reallocation, and Productivity Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8508
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 23 (700,246)

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Food Security, Construction Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, General Manufacturing, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Transport Services

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Assessing the Economic and Political Impacts of Climate Change on International River Basins Using Surface Wetness in the Zambezi and Mekong Basins

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-005/II
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Weather Predict Consulting, University of California, Riverside (UCR), Florida International University (FIU), VU University Amsterdam, Tinbergen InstituteVU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics and Resource Data Incorporated
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runoff; remote sensing; surface wetness, hydrological variability; international relations; microwaves, economic optimization, international river basins; Mekong; Zambezi

15.

Aligning Climate Change Mitigation and Agricultural Policies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6080
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Donald F. Larson, Ariel Dinar and Brian Blankespoor
Global Research Institute, University of California, Riverside (UCR) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 59 (487,717)

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Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Wetlands, Climate Change Economics, Environmental Economics & Policies, Energy and Environment

Transport Costs, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Development: Evidence from Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 38 (596,727)

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Bridge, Jamuna River, Bangladesh, Land Reallocation, Technology Adoption, Cropping Intensity, Agricultural Development

Transport Costs, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Development: Evidence from Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8509
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Transport Services, Climate Change and Agriculture, Crops and Crop Management Systems, International Trade and Trade Rules, Food Security, Hydrology

17.

Roads and Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7729
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Claudia N. Berg, Brian Blankespoor and Harris Selod
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Downloads 46 (543,409)
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Agricultural Economics, Rural Development Strategy & Policy, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Community Based Rural Development, Rural Communities, Regional Rural Development

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Climate Change and Water Variability: Do Water Treaties Contribute to River Basin Resilience?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7855
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Shlomi Dinar, David Katz, Lucia De Stefano and Brian Blankespoor
Florida International University (FIU), University of Haifa, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 41 (568,159)

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Climate Change and Health, Water Utility Services to the Poor, Water Rights, Science of Climate Change, Climate Change and Environment, Treaties, Transboundary Water Management

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Forecasting Local Climate for Policy Analysis: A Pilot Application for Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Brian Blankespoor, Kiran Dev Pandey and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 34 (606,157)

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Science of Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Global Environment Facility, Water Conservation, Information Security & Privacy

20.

Obstacles on the Road to Palestinian Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8385
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Mar 2018
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Independent
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Transport Services, Energy Policies & Economics, International Trade and Trade Rules, Economic Growth, Industrial Economics, Economic Theory & Research, Railways Transport

Temporary Trade Shocks, Spatial Reallocation, and Persistence in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in West Africa

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi, Harold Coulombe and Brian Blankespoor
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Temporary Trade Restrictions, Regional Development, Structural Change in Employment, Persistence, Path-Dependence, Built-up Density, Skill Agglomeration, Provision of Electricity, Night-Lights

Temporary Trade Shocks, Spatial Reallocation, and Persistence in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in West Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8962
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2019
M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi, Harold Coulombe and Brian Blankespoor
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Construction Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, General Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Armed Conflict, Transport Services, Food Security

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Generating Gridded Agricultural Gross Domestic Product for Brazil: A Comparison of Methodologies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8985
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Livestock and Animal Husbandry, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Climate Change and Agriculture, Energy and Natural Resources, Forests and Forestry, Forestry, Coastal and Marine Resources, Food Security

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Climate Change, Conflict, and Cooperation: Global Analysis of the Resilience of International River Treaties to Increased Water Variability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6916
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Brian Blankespoor
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Water and Industry, Common Property Resource Development, Water Supply and Systems, Town Water Supply and Sanitation