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Environment and Energy Research

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The research program on environment and energy addresses how economically efficient and environmentally sustainable use of energy, natural resources, and the services of the natural environment are key contributors to economic growth and poverty reduction. It covers four broad areas: (1) environment and natural resources, (2) energy, (3) climate change, (4) urban and regional development. More »

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Working Papers

Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Demand Forecasts in Developing Countries
Jevgenijs Steinbuks
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7974, February 2017

Children Left Behind in China: The Role of School Fees
Hai-Anh Dang, Yang Huang, and Harris Selod
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7881, November 2016

The World Is Not Yet Flat: Transport Costs Matter
Kristian Behrens, W. Mark Brown, and Théophile Bougna World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7862, October 2016

Capital Adjustment and the Optimal Fuel Choice
Marie Hyland and Jevgenijs Steinbuks
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7857, October 2016

Minimizing Ecological Damage from Road Improvement in Tropical Forests
Susmita Dasgupta and David Wheeler
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7826, September 2016

Can Environmental Policy Reduce Infant Mortality? Evidence from the Ganga Pollution Cases
Quy-Toan Do, Shareen Joshi, and Samuel Stolper
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7799, August 2016

Do Consumers Benefit from Supply Chain Intermediaries? Evidence from a Policy Experiment in the Edible Oils Market in Bangladesh
M. Shahe Emran, Dilip Mookherjee, Forhad Shilpi, and M. Helal Uddin
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7745, July 2016

Technology Strategies for Low-Carbon Economic Growth: A General Equilibrium Assessment
Ian Sue Wing and Govinda Timilsina
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7742, July 2016

Impact of Climate Change and Aquatic Salinization on Mangrove Species and Poor Communities in the Bangladesh Sundarbans
Susmita Dasgupta, Istiak Sobhan, and David Wheeler
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7736, June 2016

Impacts of Carbon Pricing in Reducing the Carbon Intensity of China’s GDP
Jing Cao, Mun Ho, and Govinda R. Timilsina
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7735, June 2016

Roads and Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Claudia N. Berg, Brian Blankespoor, and Harris Selod
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7729, June 2016


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