David Wheeler

World Bank - Policy Research Department

1818 H Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/dwheeler

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Scholarly Papers (52)

1.

Controlling Industrial Pollution: A New Paradigm

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shakeb Afsah, Benoît Laplante and David Wheeler
World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 1,128 (36,179)
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The Industrial Pollution Projection System

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 1,058 (39,717)
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Sea-Level Rise and Storm Surges : A Comparative Analysis of Impacts in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4901
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent Consultant, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 937 (47,078)
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Wetlands, Hazard Risk Management, Climate Change, Water Resources Assessment, Population Policies

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Moderate Inflation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 807
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, David Wheeler and Ashoka Mody
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Policy Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 782 (60,309)

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Inflation, Economic Conditions and Volatility, Environmental Economics & Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform

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The Poverty/Environment Nexus in Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2960
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 472 (113,870)
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Water Pollution Abatement by Chinese Industry: Cost Estimates and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Policy Research Department, Purdue University - Department of Agricultural Economics and World Bank
Downloads 469 (114,766)
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Racing to the Bottom? Foreign Investment and Air Pollution in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Wheeler
World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 464 (116,291)
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Climate Change, Soil Salinity, and the Economics of High-Yield Rice Production in Coastal Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7140
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh - Soil Research Development Institute, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 435 (125,469)
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Climate Change and Environment, Global Environment, Science of Climate Change, Climate Change and Health

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Surviving Success: Policy Reform and the Future of Industrial Pollution in China

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jan 1998
Susmita Dasgupta, Hua Wang and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 433 (126,167)
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Environmental Performance Rating and Disclosure: China's Green-Watch Program

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team, World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics, Nanjing University - School of Business and Nanjing University - School of Business
Downloads 430 (127,204)
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Informal Regulation of Industrial Pollution in Developing Countries: Evidence from Indonesia

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Wheeler and Sheoli Pargal
World Bank - Policy Research Department and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 396 (138,615)
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Informal Regulation of Industrial Pollution in Developing Countries: Evidence from Indonesia

Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Sheoli Pargal and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department

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What Improves Environmental Performance? Evidence from Mexican Industry

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, David Wheeler and Hemamala Hettige
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Policy Research Department and World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team
Downloads 381 (146,047)
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Policy Reform, Economic Growth, and the Digital Divide:An Econometric Analysis

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Wheeler, Susmita Dasgupta and Somik V. Lall
World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 362 (154,536)
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Citizen Complaints as Environmental Indicators: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Wheeler and Susmita Dasgupta
World Bank - Policy Research Department and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 358 (156,428)

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Road Network Upgrading and Overland Trade Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4097
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Piet Buys, Uwe Deichmann and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 301 (187,026)
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Common Carriers Industry, Rural Roads & Transport, Transport and Trade Logistics, Economic Theory & Research

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Air Pollution During Growth: Accounting for Governance and Vulnerability

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 257 (221,086)
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Small Manufacturing Plants, Pollution, and Poverty: New Evidence from Brazil and Mexico

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, Robert E.B. Lucas and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Boston University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 229 (247,407)

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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
Downloads 216 (261,456)

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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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Traffic, Air Pollution, and Distributional Impacts in Dar Es Salaam: A Spatial Analysis with New Satellite Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9185
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2023
Susmita Dasgupta, Somik V. Lall and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 208 (270,745)

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Pesticide Poisoning of Farm Workers: Implications of Blood Test Results from Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3624
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank, World Bank - Policy Research Department, Central Medical Laboratory of the Tien Giang Preventive Medicine Centre and National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Vietnam
Downloads 208 (270,745)
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Bending the Rules: Discretionary Pollution Control in China

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, David Wheeler and Mainul Huq
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Policy Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 199 (281,878)
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Structural Adjustment and Forest Resources: The Impact of World Bank Operations

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kiran Dev Pandey and David Wheeler
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 189 (295,347)

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Is Environmentally-Friendly Agriculture Less Profitable for Farmers? Evidence on Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3417
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, Craig M. Meisner and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
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Formal and Informal Regulation of Industrial Pollution: Comparative Evidence from Indonesia and the United States

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 189 (295,347)
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How Has Environment Mattered? An Analysis of World Bank Resource Allocation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3269
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, The World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 187 (298,152)

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Environmental Performance Rating and Disclosure: An Empirical Investigation of China's Green Watch Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5420
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yanhong Jin, Hua Wang and David Wheeler
Rutgers University, World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 178 (311,437)

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Water and Industry, Brown Issues and Health, Green Issues, Pollution Management & Control, Energy Production and Transportation

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The Economics of Renewable Energy Expansion in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5193
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 161 (339,762)
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Energy Production and Transportation, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Power & Energy Conversion, Carbon Policy and Trading

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Indoor Air Quality for Poor Families: New Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 158 (345,155)
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Impact of Climate Change and Aquatic Salinization on Fish Habitats and Poor Communities in Southwest Coastal Bangladesh and Bangladesh Sundarbans

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7593
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 155 (350,796)
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Climate Change and Health, Hydrology, Climate Change and Environment, Global Environment, Inequality, Science of Climate Change

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Improving Indoor Air Quality for Poor Families: A Controlled Experiment in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4422
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 155 (350,796)
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Renewable Energy, Energy Production and Transportation, Air Quality & Clean Air, Pollution Management & Control, Sanitation and Sewerage

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Road Improvement and Deforestation in the Congo Basin Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7274
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Richard Damania and David Wheeler
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 152 (356,455)

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Global Environment

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Why Paper Mills Clean Up: Determinants of Pollution Abatement in Four Asian Countries

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Wheeler and Mainul Huq
World Bank - Policy Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 145 (370,381)

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Impact of Climate Change and Aquatic Salinization on Mangrove Species and Poor Communities in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7736
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, Md Istiak Sobhan and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 143 (374,451)
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Hydrology, Science of Climate Change, Natural Resources Management and Rural Issues, Climate Change and Health, Climate Change and Environment, Natural Resources Management

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Who Suffers from Indoor Air Pollution? Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 141 (378,615)

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The Impact of Environmental Performance Rating and Disclosure: An Empirical Analysis of Perceptions by Polluting Firms'Managers in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5419
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yanhong Jin, Hua Wang and David Wheeler
Rutgers University, World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 125 (415,636)

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Markets and Market Access, Microfinance, Water and Industry, Brown Issues and Health, Green Issues

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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
Downloads 123 (420,599)
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Aquatic Salinization and Mangrove Species in a Changing Climate: Impact in the Indian Sundarbans

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8532
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Nature Environment & Wildlife Society  and World Bank
Downloads 111 (454,260)

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Measuring Up: New Directions for Environmental Programs at the World Bank

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3097
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Environment and Natural Resources Division, World Bank and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 108 (463,270)
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Cyclonic Storm Landfalls in Bangladesh, West Bengal and Odisha, 1877-2016: A Spatiotemporal Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8316
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2018
University of Calcutta - Department of Geography, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Institute of Water Modeling - Port and Estuary Division and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 100 (488,977)
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Social Risk Management, Disaster Management, Hazard Risk Management, Adaptation to Climate Change, Technology Industry, Technology Innovation

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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 92 (516,206)
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Environmental Strategy, Environmental Management, Coastal and Marine Resources, Energy and Natural Resources

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Drinking Water Salinity and Infant Mortality in Coastal Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7200
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, Mainul Huq and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 90 (523,489)
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Adaptation to Climate Change, Global Environment, Reproductive Health

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Accounting for Regional Differences in Mother and Child Health: Bangladesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8798
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2019
Susmita Dasgupta and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department
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Educational Sciences, Health Care Services Industry, Nutrition, Reproductive Health, Early Child and Children's Health

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Facing the Hungry Tide: Climate Change, Livelihood Threats, and Household Responses in Coastal Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7148
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh - Soil Research Development Institute, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 88 (530,843)
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Climate Change and Health, Climate Change and Environment, Science of Climate Change, Global Environment, Inequality

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Climate Change, Groundwater Salinization and Road Maintenance Costs in Coastal Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7147
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh - Soil Research Development Institute, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 81 (558,214)

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Science of Climate Change, Climate Change and Environment, Climate Change and Health

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Potential Forest Loss and Biodiversity Risks from Road Improvement in Lao PDR

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8569
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Stephen Danyo, Susmita Dasgupta and David Wheeler
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 69 (610,874)

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Global Environment Facility, Biodiversity, Environmental Disasters & Degradation, Construction Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Transport Services

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The Socioeconomics of Fish Consumption and Child Health in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8217
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2019
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Fish Centre, World Bank, World Bank - Policy Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Educational Sciences, Health Care Services Industry, Nutrition, Law and Justice Institutions, Reproductive Health, Early Child and Children & #39, Early Child and Children's Health

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Minimizing Ecological Damage from Road Improvement in Tropical Forests

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7826
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Susmita Dasgupta and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 63 (640,279)

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Natural Resources Management, Natural Resources Management and Rural Issues

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Vyaghranomics in Space and Time: Estimating Habitat Threats for Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan and Sumatran Tigers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6212
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 56 (677,998)

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Wildlife Resources, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Environmental Economics & Policies, Climate Change and Environment, Economic Theory & Research

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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 48 (726,189)

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

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A Resource Allocation Model for Tiger Habitat Protection

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6495
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and World Bank - Policy Research Department
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Wildlife Resources, Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Natural Habitats, Environmental Management, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness

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Stockpiles of Obsolete Pesticides and Cleanup Priorities: A Methodology and Application for Tunisia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4893
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Susmita Dasgupta, Craig M. Meisner and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 41 (773,741)

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Information Security & Privacy, Food & Beverage Industry, Population Policies, Environmental Governance, Disease Control & Prevention

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Co-Location, Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Indian Sundarbans

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8917
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Susmita Dasgupta, Bansari Guha and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 36 (810,863)

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Global Environment, Educational Sciences, Hydrology, Environmental Strategy, Environmental Management, Environmental Governance, Brown Issues and Health, Pollution Management & Control