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Sustainable Rural and Urban Development: 2007 Publications

Journal Articles
Books
Chapters in Books
Datasets
Outreach
Conferences
Working Papers

Journal Articles

Ambrosi, Philippe, and Franck Lecocq. 2007. “The Clean Development Mechanism: History, Status, and Prospects.” Review of Economic Studies 1(1): 134-51.

Chomitz, Kenneth M., and Andrew Nelson Philip. 2007. “The Forest-Hydrology-Watershed Nexus in Central America: An Heuristic Analysis.” Environment Development and Sustainability 9(4): 369-85.

Chomitz, Kenneth M., Ellen M. Douglas, Kate Sebastian, Charles J. Vorosmarty, Stanley Wood, and Thomas P. Tomich. 2007. “Policy Implications of a Pan-tropic Assessment of the Simultaneous Hydrological and Biodiversity Impacts of Deforestation.” Water Resources Management 21(1): 211-22.

Cropper, Maureen L., Akie Takeuchi, and Antonio Bento. 2007. “The Impact of Policies to Control Motor Vehicle Emissions in Mumbai, India.” Journal of Regional Science 47(1): 27-47.

Cropper, Maureen L., Soma Bhattacharya, and Anna Alberini. 2007. “The Value of Mortality Risk Reduction in Delhi, India.” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 34(1): 21-47.

Da Mata, Daniel, Uwe Deichmann, J.V. Henderson, Somik V. Lall, and H. G. Wang. 2007. “Determinants of City Growth in Brazil.” Journal of Urban Economics 62(2): 252-72.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Craig Meisner, and David R. Wheeler. 2007. “Is Evironmentally Friendly Agriculture less Profitable for Farmers? Evidence on Integrated Pest Management in Bangladesh.” Review of Agricultural Economics 29(1): 103-18.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Craig Meisner, David R. Wheeler, Khuc Xuyen, and Nan Thi Lam. 2007. “Pesticide Poisoning of Farm Workers: Implications of Blood Test Results from Vietnam.” International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 210(2): 121-32.

Deichmann, Uwe, and Somik V. Lall. 2007. “Citizen Feedback and Delivery of Urban Services.” World Development 35(4):649-62.

Deininger, Klaus, and Songqing Jin. 2008. “Land Sales and Rental Markets in Transition: Evidence from Rural Vietnam.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 70(1): 67-101.

Deininger, Klaus, Songqing Jin, and Mona Sur. 2007. “Sri Lanka’s Rural Non-farm Economy: Removing Constraints to Pro-Poor Growth.” World Development 35(12): 2056-78.

Deininger, Klaus, Songqing Jin, and Xinhua Yu. 2007. “Risk Coping and Starvation in Rural China.” Applied Economics 39(11): 1341-52.

Dinar, Ariel, Karin Kemper, William Blomquist, and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya. 2007. “Whitewater: Process and Performance of Decentralization Reform of River Basin Water Resource Management.” Journal of Policy Modeling 29(6): 851-67.

Dinar, Ariel, Giannis Karagiannis, and Vangelis Tzouvelekas. 2007. “Evaluating the Impact of Agricultural Extension on Farms Performance in Crete: A Non-Neutral Stochastic Frontier Approach.” Agricultural Economics 36(2): 135–46.

Jacoby, Hanan, and Bart Minten. 2007. “Is Land Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa Cost-Effective? Evidence from Madagascar.” World Bank Economic Review 21(3): 461-85.

Khandker, Shahidur R. 2007. “Coping with Flood: Role of Institutions in Bangladesh.” Agricultural Economics 36(2): 169-80.

Lall, Somik V. 2009. “Infrastructure and Regional Growth:  Growth Dynamics and Policy Relevance for India.”  Annals of Regional Science 41(3):581-99.

Lall, Somik V., and Jun Koo. 2007. “Economic Geography: Hype or Reality.”  International Regional Science Review 30(1):3-19.

Larson, Donald F. 2007. “On Inverse Carrying Charges and Spatial Arbitrage.” Journal of Futures Markets 7(4): 305-36.

Mansuri, Ghazala. 2007. “Credit Layering in Rural Financial Markets.” Journal of Development Economics 84(2): 715-30.

Mendelsohn, Robert, Alan Basist, Ariel Dinar, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, and Claude Williams. 2007. “What Explains Agricultural Performance: Climate Normals or Climate Variance?” Climatic Change 81(1): 85-99.

Mendelsohn, Robert, Alan Basist, Pradeep Kurkulasuriya, and Ariel Dinar. 2007. “Climate and Rural Income.” Climatic Change 81(1): 101-18.

Rattanaviwatpong, Porranee, Jeffery E. Richey, David Savage, Sarah D. Rodda, Bruce Campbell, and Miles G. Logsdon. 2007. “Effects of Land Use Change on the Hydrologic Regime of the Mae Chaem River Basin, NW Thailand.” Journal of Hydrology 334(1-2): 215-30.

Shilpi, Forhad J., M. Shahe Emran, and M. Iman Alam. 2007. “Economic Liberalization and Price Response of Aggregate Private Investment: Time Series Evidence from India.” Canadian Journal of Economics 40(3): 914-34.

Timilsina, Govinda R., and Ram Shrestha. 2007. “Alternative Tax Instruments for Reducing CO2 Emission Reduction and Effects of Revenue Recycling Schemes.” Energy Studies Review 15(1):19-48.


 

Books

Chakravorty, Sanjoy, and Somik V. Lall. 2007. Made in India: The Economic Geography and Political Economy of Industrialization. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Dinar, Ariel, Shlomi Dinar, Stephen McCaffrey, and Daene McKinney. 2007. Bridges over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflicts, Negotiation and Cooperation. Singapore: World Scientific Publishers.

Chapters in Books

Das Gupta, Monica. 2007. “Public Health in India: An Overview.” In The Oxford Companion to Economics in India, ed. K. Basu. India. Oxford University Press.

Maria Saleth, R., Ariel Dinar, and Susanne Neubert. 2007. “Evaluating the Institution-Impact Interactions in the Context of Millennium Development Goals: Analytical Framework with Empirical Results. In Coping With Water Deficiency: From Research to Policy Making, ed. Phoebe Koundouri. Berlin: Springer.

Anderson, Jock R., and Gershon Feder. 2007. “Agricultural Extension.” In Handbook of Agricultural Economics. Chapter 44, Volume 3: Agricultural Development Farmers, Farm Production and Farm Markets, ed. R.E. Evenson and P. Pingali. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Kessides, Ioannis. 2007. “An Overview of Privatization in Transition Economies.”
In Privatization in Transition Economies: The Ongoing Story, ed. Ira Lieberman and Daniel Kopf. Amsterdam. Elsevier.

Mansuri, Ghazala. 2007. “Does Work Migration Spur Investment in Origin Communities? Entrepreneurship, Schooling and Child Health in Rural Pakistan.” In International Migration, Economic Development & Policy, ed. Caglar Özden and Maurice Schiff. Washington, DC: World Bank and Palgrave McMillan.

Shalizi, Zmarak. 2007. “Energy and Emissions: Local and Global Effects of the Giants’ Rise.” In Dancing with Giants: China, India, and the Global Economy, ed. L. Alan Winters and Shahid Yusuf. Washington, DC: World Bank; Singapore: The Institute of Policy Studies.

Wu, Changhua, and Hua Wang. 2007. “China: Seeking Meaningful Decentralization to Achieve Sustainability.” In Environmental Governance and Decentralization: Country Studies, ed. Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone and Giovanna Garrone. Cheltenham: Elgar.


 



Datasets

Determinants of Indoor Air Pollution in Bangladesh
The dataset includes (i) primary data on indoor air quality, (ii) socioeconomic characteristics of the household, (iii) structural characteristics of the house, (iv) configuration of the kitchen, (v) fuel used for cooking and stove type, (vi) exposure during cooking, and (vii) health outcomes in Bangladesh.
Creator: Susmita Dasgupta (research@worldbank.org)

Ventilation Characteristics of Housing and Indoor Air Pollution: A Controlled Experiment in Bangladesh
The dataset includes (i) construction material of the kitchen and living room, (ii) configuration of the kitchen, (iii) type of fuel used for cooking, (iv) position of the stove, (v) and variations in indoor air quality.
Creator: Susmita Dasgupta  (research@worldbank.org)
 
Outreach

Das Gupta, Susmita, and Craig Meisner. 2007. “Risk of Sea-Level Rise: High Stakes for Developing Countries.” World Bank Online Featured Research Article, February.

Dinar, Ariel. 2007. “World Bank Research on the Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change.” World Bank Online Featured Article, August.

Dinar, Ariel. 2007. “Climate Change: The Final Blow for Agriculture in Africa?” World Bank Online Research Brief, August.

Dinar, Ariel. 2007. “Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa.” World Bank Research Digest 2(1): 2.

Larson, Donald F., and Gunnar Breustedt. 2007. “Will Markets Direct Investments under the Kyoto Protocol?World Bank Research Digest 1(4): 7

Mansuri, Ghazala. 2007. “Do Girls Gain from Migration-Induced Male Absence?” World Bank Research Digest 1(3): 4.

Meisner, Craig, and Uwe Deichmann. 2007. “Country Stakes in Climate Change Negotiations.” World Bank Online Research Brief, October.

New Website on Indoor Air Pollution in Bangladesh
This website provides research papers, Powerpoint presentations, research posters, a webcast, case study background documents, survey questionnaires,and data on indoor air quality and determinants of indoor air pollution in developing countries.
Contact: Susmita Dasgupta (research@worldbank.org)


 

Conferences

Land Policy Workshop, World Bank, Washington, DC
Organizer: Klaus Deininger (research@worldbank.org)
November 2007

Workshop on Network Infrastructure, Pretoria, South Africa
Organizer: Ioannis Kessides (research@worldbank.org)
August 28-29, 2007

National Workshop on ‘Monitoring Social Mobilization and Empowerment in Community Driven Development Programs, Islamabad
Organizer: Ghazala Manzuri (research@worldbank.org)
August 2007

Participatory Urban Management in China, Beijing, with China National Development and Reform Commission
Co-organizer: Hua Wang (research@worldbank.org)
June 21-22, 2007


 

Working Papers

Ali, Daniel A., Stefan Dercon, and Madhur Gautam. 2007. “Property Rights in a Very Poor Country: Tenure Insecurity and Investment in Ethiopia.” Policy Research Working Paper 4363, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Buys, Piet, Uwe Deichmann, Craig Meisner, Thao Ton-That, and David Wheeler. 2007. “Country Stakes in Climate Change Negotiations: Two Dimensions of Vulnerability.” Policy Research Working Paper 4300, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Chisari, Omar O., and Ionnis Kessides. 2007. “The Pricing Dynamics of Utilities with Underdeveloped Networks.” Policy Research Working Paper 4198, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Cropper, Maureen, and Soma Bhattacharya. 2007. “Public Transport Subsidies and Affordability in Mumbai, India.” Policy Research Working Paper 4395, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Benoit Laplante, Craig Meisner, David Wheeler and Jianping Yan. 2007. “The Impact of Sea-Level Rise on Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis.” Policy Research Working Paper 4136, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Mainul Huq, M. Khaliquzzaman, and David Wheeler. 2007. “Improving Indoor Air Quality for Poor Families: A Controlled Experiment in Bangladesh.” Policy Research Working Paper 4422, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deininger, Klaus, and Songqing Jin. 2007. “Land Rental Markets in the Process of Rural Structural Transformation: Productivity and Equity Impacts in China.” Policy Research Working Paper 4454, World Bank, Washington, DC.
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Deininger, Klaus, and Songqing Jin. 2007. “Securing Property Rights in Transition: Lessons from Implementation of China’s Rural Land Contracting Law.” Policy Research Working Paper 4455, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deininger, Klaus, Daniel A. Ali, and Tekie Alemu. 2007. “Assessing the Functioning of Land Rental Markets in Ethiopia.” Policy Research Working Paper 4442, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deininger, Klaus, Songqing Jin, and Hari K. Nagarajan. 2007. “Determinants and Consequences of Land Sales Market Participation: Panel Evidence from India.” Policy Research Working Paper 4323, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deininger, Klaus, Songqing Jin, and Hari K. Nagarajan. 2007. “Efficiency and Equity Impacts of Rural Land Rental Restrictions: Evidence from India.” Policy Research Working Paper 4324, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deininger, Klaus, Songqing Jin, and Hari K. Nagarajan. 2007. “Land Reforms, Poverty Reduction, and Economic Growth: Evidence from India.” Policy Research Working Paper 4448, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deininger, Klaus, Daniel A. Ali, Stein Holden, and Jaap Zevenbergen. 2007. “Rural Land Certification in Ethiopia: Process, Initial Impact, and Implications for other African Countries.” Policy Research Working Paper 4218, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Deressa, Temesgen Tadesse. 2007. “Measuring the Economic Impact of Climate Change on Ethiopian Agriculture: Ricardian Approach.” Policy Research Working Paper 4342, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Dinar, Shlomi, Ariel Dinar, and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya. 2007. “Scarperation: An Empirical Inquiry Into the Role of Scarcity in Fostering Cooperation Between International River Riparians.” Policy Research Working Paper 4294, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Eid, Helmy M., Samia M. El-Marsafawy, and Samiha A. Ouda. 2007. “Assessing the Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture in Egypt: A Ricardian Approach.” Policy Research Working Paper 4293, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Jain, Suman. 2007. “An Empirical Economic Assessment of Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture in Zambia.” Policy Research Working Paper 4291, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kabubo-Mariara, Jane, and Federick K. Karanja. 2007. “The Economic Impact of Climate Change on Kenyan Crop Agriculture: A Ricardian Approach.” Policy Research Working Paper 4334, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kessides, Ioannis, Zeljko Bogetic, and Luiz Maurer. 2007. “Current and Forthcoming Issues in the South African Electricity Sector.” Policy Research Working Paper 4197, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep, and Robert Mendelsohn. 2007. “Endogenous Irrigation: The Impact of Climate Change on Farmers in Africa.” Policy Research Working Paper 4278, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep, and Robert Mendelsohn. 2007. “A Ricardian Analysis of the Impact of Climate Change on African Cropland.” Policy Research Working Paper 4305, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep, and Robert Mendelsohn. 2007. “Crop Selection: Adapting to Climate Change in Africa.” Policy Research Working Paper 4307, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Larson, Donald F., and Gunnar Breustedt. 2007. “Will Markets Direct Investment under the Kyoto Protocol.” Policy Research Working Paper 4131, World Bank, Washington, DC.


 

Lecocq, Franck, and Zmarak Shalizi. 2007. “Balancing Expenditures on Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change: An Exploration of Issues Relevant to Developing Countries.” Policy Research Working Paper 4299, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Lecocq, Franck, and Zmarak Shalizi. 2007. “How Might Climate Change Affect Economic Growth in Developing Countries? A Review of the Growth Literature with a Climate Lens.” Policy Research Working Paper 4315, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Lotsch, Alexander. 2007. “Sensitivity of Cropping Patterns in Africa to Transient Climate Change.” Policy Research Working Paper 4289, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Maddison, David. 2007. “The Perception of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa.” Policy Research Working Paper 4308, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Maddison, David, Marita Manley, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya. 2007. “The Impact of Climate Change on African Agriculture: A Ricardian Approach.” Policy Research Working Paper 4306, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mano, Reneth, and Charles Nhemachena. 2007. “Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture in Zimbabwe: A Ricardian Approach.” Policy Research Working Paper 4292, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mansuri, Ghazala, and Hanan Jacoby. 2007. “Incentives, Supervision and Sharecropper Productivity.” Policy Research Working Paper 4125, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mansuri, Ghazala, and Hanan Jacoby. 2007. “Watta Satta: Exchange Marriage and Women’s Welfare in Rural Pakistan.” Policy Research Working Paper 4126, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mendelsohn, Robert, and Sungno Niggol Seo. 2007. “Climate Change Impacts on Animal Husbandry in Africa: A Ricardian Analysis.” Policy Research Working Paper 4261, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mendelsohn, Robert, and Niggol Seo. 2007. “An Analysis of Crop Choice: Adapting to Climate Change in Latin American Farms.” Policy Research Working Paper 4162, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mendelsohn, Robert, and Niggol Seo. 2007. “A Ricardian Analysis of the Impact of Climate Change on Latin American Farms.” Policy Research Working Paper 4163, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mendelsohn, Robert, and Niggol Seo. 2007. “An Analysis of Livestock Choice: Adapting to Climate Change in Latin American Farms.” Policy Research Working Paper 4164, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Moula, Ernest L., and Cornelius M. Lambi. 2007. “The Economic Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in Cameroon.” Policy Research Working Paper 4364, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Patt, Anthony G., and Dagmar Schroter. 2007. “Perception of Environmental Risks in Mozambique: Implications for the Success of Adaptation and Coping Strategies.” Policy Research Working Paper 4417, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Rajagopal, Deepak, and David Zilberman. 2007. “Review of Environmental, Economic and Policy Aspects of Biofuels.” Policy Research Working Paper 4341, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Seo, Niggol, and Robert Mendelsohn. 2007. “Changing Farm Types and Irrigation as an Adaptation to Climate Change in Latin American Agriculture.” Policy Research Working Paper 4161, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Seo, Niggol, and Robert Mendelsohn. 2007. “Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: A Microeconomic Analysis of Livestock Choice.” Policy Research Working Paper 4277, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Seo, Niggol, and Robert Mendelsohn. 2007 “The Impact of Climate Change on Livestock Management in Africa: A Structural Ricardian Analysis.” Policy Research Working Paper 4279, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Shalizi, Zmarak. 2007. “The Energy and Emissions: Local and Global Effects of the Rise of China and India.” Policy Research Working Paper 4209, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Shilpi, Forhad, and Dina Umali-Deininger. 2007. “Where to Sell? Market Facilities and Agricultural Marketing.” Policy Research Working Paper 4455, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Strzepek, Kenneth, and Alyssa McCluskey. 2007. “The Impacts of Climate Change on Regional Water Resources and Agriculture in Africa.” Policy Research Working Paper 4290, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Timilsina, Govinda R. 2007. “The Role of Revenue Recycling Schemes in Environmental Tax Selection: A General Equilibrium Analysis.” Policy Research Working Paper 4388, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Timilsina, Govinda R. 2007. “Atmospheric Stabilization of CO2 Emissions: Near-term Reductions and Intensity-based Targets.” Policy Research Working Paper 4352, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Wahaj, Robina, Florent Maraux, and Giovanni Munoz. 2007. “Actual Crop Water Use in Project Countries: A Synthesis at the Regional Level.” Policy Research Working Paper 4288, World Bank, Washington, DC.


 





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