Allen Blackman

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Principal Economic Advisor

1300 New York Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Evidence Base for Environmental and Socioeconomic Impacts of ‘Sustainable’ Certification

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Allen Blackman and Jorge E. Rivera
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 1,415 (20,341)
Citation 37

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sustainable, certification, eco-label, literature review

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Does Eco-Certification Stem Tropical Deforestation? Forest Stewardship Council Certification in Mexico

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 15-36
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Allen Blackman, Leonard Goff and Marisol Rivera-Planter
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Columbia University, Department of Economics and National Institute of Ecology
Downloads 256 (174,909)
Citation 7

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eco-label, certification, forest cover change, Mexico

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Shade-Grown Coffee: Simulation and Policy Analysis for Coastal Oaxaca, Mexico

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 05-61
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jan 2006
Resources for the Future, Oregon State University - Applied Economics/FES, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 190 (231,077)
Citation 6

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coffee farming, decision analysis, numerical modeling, Monte Carlo, price variability

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Voluntary Environmental Agreements in Developing Countries: The Colombian Experience

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Allen Blackman, Eduardo Uribe, Bart Hoof and Thomas P. Lyon
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 176 (246,844)
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voluntary environmental agreement, pollution, Colombia

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Environmental and Economic Impacts of Growing Certified Organic Coffee in Colombia

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Marcela Ibanez and Allen Blackman
University of Goettingen (Göttingen) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 173 (250,453)
Citation 1

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organic certification, coffee, Colombia, difference-in-differences matching

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Does Disclosure Reduce Pollution? Evidence from India's Green Rating Project

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-38
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
The Brattle Group, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and World Bank
Downloads 134 (307,979)
Citation 9

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public disclosure, pollution control, India, pulp and paper

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Does Eco-Certification have Environmental Benefits? Organic Coffee in Costa Rica

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-58
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2010
Allen Blackman and Maria Naranjo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center
Downloads 118 (338,201)
Citation 7

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Certification, Coffee, Costa Rica, Propensity Score Matching

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Does Forest Certification in Developing Countries Have Environmental Benefits? Insights from Mexican Corrective Action Requests

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 14-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 May 2014
Allen Blackman, Alicia Raimondi and Fred Cubbage
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), North Carolina State University and North Carolina State University
Downloads 115 (344,321)
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forest certification, ecolabel, corrective action request, Mexico

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Voluntary Environmental Regulation in Developing Countries: Mexico’s Clean Industry Program

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 07-36-REV
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Department of Economics & Legal Studies in Business, Students, Duke University, National Institute of Ecology and Government of Mexico - Instituto Nacional de Ecología
Downloads 110 (355,082)
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Voluntary Environmental Regulation, Duration Analysis, Propensity Score Matching, Mexico

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Tailored Regulation: Will Voluntary Site-Specific Environmental Performance Standards Improve Welfare?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2000
Allen Blackman and James Boyd
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Resources for the Future
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Tailored regulation, voluntary regulation, site-specific, performance standards, regulatory reform

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User Financing in a National Payments for Environmental Services Program: Costa Rican Hydropower

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-04-REV
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Allen Blackman and Richard T. Woodward
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Texas A&M University - Department of Agricultural Economics
Downloads 94 (393,690)
Citation 3

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payments for environmental services, voluntary regulation, hydroelectricity, Costa Rica

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Does Tourism Eco-Certification Pay? Costa Rica's Blue Flag Program

Resources for the Future DP 12-50
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center, Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics, Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center and George Washington University - School of Business
Downloads 93 (396,375)
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Costa Rica, eco-certification, propensity score matching, tourism

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Land Cover Change in Mixed Agroforestry: Shade Coffee in El Salvador

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-30
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Resources for the Future
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agroforestry, shade coffee, land cover, El Salvador, spatial econometrics

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Effects of Protected Areas on Forest Cover Change and Local Communities: Evidence from the Peruvian Amazon

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jun 2015
World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Carnegie Institution for Science - Department of Global Ecology and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 88 (410,186)
Citation 3

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conservation, deforestation, protected areas, poverty, land use, land conservation

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Fuel Tax Incidence in Developing Countries: The Case of Costa Rica

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Allen Blackman, Rebecca Osakwe and Francisco Alpizar
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), CATIE-SEBSA and Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center
Downloads 79 (437,212)
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fuel tax incidence, transportation, Costa Rica

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Does Eco-Certification Boost Regulatory Compliance in Developing Countries? ISO 14001 in Mexico

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-39
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jan 2012
Allen Blackman
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 61 (501,265)
Citation 3

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voluntary environmental regulation, duration analysis, propensity score matching, Mexico

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Agroforestry Price Supports as a Conservation Tool: Mexican Shade Coffee

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-48-REV
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Beatriz Ávalos-Sartorio and Allen Blackman
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 59 (509,264)

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mixed agroforestry, shade-grown coffee, Mexico, price supports

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What Drives Voluntary Eco-Certification in Mexico?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
Allen Blackman and Santiago Guerrero
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural and Resource Economics
Downloads 57 (517,527)
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voluntary environmental regulation, duration analysis, Mexico

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A Contingent Valuation Approach to Estimating Regulatory Costs: Mexico's Day Without Driving Program

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 15-21
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jun 2015
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Center, Goeteborg University - School of Economics & Commercial Law and National Institute of Ecology
Downloads 52 (539,317)
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contingent valuation, driving restrictions, regulatory cost

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What Drives Participation in State Voluntary Cleanup Programs? Evidence from Oregon

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2008
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech and Resources for the Future
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environment, hazardous waste, brownfields, contaminated property, duration analysis, Oregon

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Voluntary Environmental Programs at Contaminated Properties: Perspectives from U.S. Regulators and Program Participants

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jun 2010
School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Virginia Tech
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Voluntary Cleanup, Brownfields, Contamination, Redevelopment, Remediation

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Breathe Easy, There's an App for that: Using Information and Communication Technology to Avoid Air Pollution in Bogotá

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2022
Allen Blackman and Bridget Hoffmann
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 6 (873,753)

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air pollution, Colombia, Information, randomized controlled trial, Experiment, smartphone application

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Why Don't Lenders Finance High‐Return Technological Change in Developing‐Country Agriculture?

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 83, Issue 4, pp. 1024-1035, 2001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Allen Blackman
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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agriculture, asymmetric information, credit, developing country, technology adoption, O130, Q140, Q160

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Efficacy of Command-and-Control and Market-Based Environmental Regulation in Developing Countries

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 381-404, 2018
Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Allen Blackman, Zhengyan Li and Antung Liu
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University - School of Public and Environmental Affairs

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Land Cover in a Managed Forest Ecosystem: Mexican Shade Coffee

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 1, pp. 216-231, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Oregon State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Resources for the Future
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agroforestry, coffee, deforestation, land cover, Mexico, spatial econometrics

Land Cover in a Managed Forest Ecosystem: Mexican Shade Coffee

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 216-231, February 2008
Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Oregon State University - Applied Economics/FES, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Resources for the Future

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Informal Sector Pollution Control: What Policy Options Do We Have?

Posted: 10 Sep 2001
Allen Blackman
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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informal sector, environmental policy, Latin America, Mexico