Kenneth M. Chomitz

World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group

Senior Advisor

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Evaluating Carbon Offsets from Forestry and Energy Projects: How Do They Compare?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kenneth M. Chomitz
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 634 (45,212)

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Roads, Lands, Markets, and Deforestation: A Spatial Model of Land Use in Belize

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kenneth M. Chomitz and David A. Gray
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 485 (63,579)
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Geographic Patterns of Land Use and Land Intensity in the Brazilian Amazon

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kenneth M. Chomitz and Timothy S. Thomas
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank
Downloads 255 (131,592)

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Quantifying the Rural-Urban Gradient in Latin America and the Caribbean

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3634
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Kenneth M. Chomitz, Piet Buys and Timothy S. Thomas
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 222 (150,793)
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The Domestic Benefits of Tropical Forests: A Critical Review Emphasizing Hydrological Functions

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kenneth M. Chomitz and Kanta Kumari
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 179 (183,790)
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Optimal Use of Carbon Sequestration in a Global Climate Change Strategy: Is There a Wooden Bridge to a Clean Energy Future?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Franck Lecocq and Kenneth M. Chomitz
World Bank - Development Economics Research Group - PFCplus Research and World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 137 (229,807)

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The Role of Tropical Forests in Supporting Biodiversity and Hydrological Integrity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3635
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
University of New Hampshire, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of New Hampshire, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 137 (229,807)
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Deforestation, biodiversity, hydrology, human vulnerability, agricultural

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Temporary Sequestration Credits: An Instrument for Carbon Bears

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kenneth M. Chomitz and Franck Lecocq
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group - PFCplus Research
Downloads 134 (233,997)

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The Forest-Hydrology-Poverty Nexus in Central America: An Heuristic Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3430
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Andrew Nelson and Kenneth M. Chomitz
World Bank and World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 110 (270,735)

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10.

The Economics of Regional Poverty-Environment Programs: An Application for Lao People's Democratic Republic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3267
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank, World Bank, The World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
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Measuring the Initial Impacts on Deforestation of Mato Grosso's Program for Environmental Control

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3762
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Kenneth M. Chomitz and Sheila Wertz
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics
Downloads 103 (283,432)

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12.

Creating Markets for Habitat Conservation When Habitats are Heterogeneous

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank and Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
Downloads 101 (287,175)

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Brazil, conservation, environment, land use, Minas Gerais, tradable development rights

13.

An Economic Analysis of Woodfuel Management in the Sahel: The Case of Chad

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kenneth M. Chomitz and Charles W. Griffiths
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1809T)
Downloads 97 (294,858)

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14.

Spatial Dynamics of Labor Markets in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3752
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
Downloads 94 (300,868)

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Financing Environmental Services: The Costa Rican Experience and its Implications

The Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 240, pp. 157-169, 1999
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jun 2011
Esteban Brenes Vega, Luis Constantino and Kenneth M. Chomitz
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), World Bank and World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 67 (367,085)

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environmental services, payments, Costa Rica

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The Effects of Local Environmental Institutions on Perceptions of Smoke and Fire Problems in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4522
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikoff and Kenneth M. Chomitz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group
Downloads 64 (375,887)

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Environmental Economics &Policies, Environmental Governance, Population Policies, Children and Youth

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Survival of the Fittest? Using Network Methods to Assess the Diffusion of Project Design Concepts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7601
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Economics and Institutions, Public Sector Management and Reform, Non Governmental Organizations

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Determinants of Land Use in Amazonia: A Fine-Scale Spatial Analysis

Posted: 20 Oct 2003
Kenneth M. Chomitz and Timothy S. Thomas
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank

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